Healthcare Law

Lewis Glasser maintains a broad practice in law representing hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health agencies, behavioral health organizations, pharmaceutical companies, multi-specialty physicians groups and individual physician practices.

Our lawyers handle an array of healthcare matters, including sales and acquisition of health care facilities, certificate of need applications before the West Virginia Health Care Authority, rate regulation, antitrust, fraud and abuse, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and appeals, formation and maintenance of tax-exempt organizations, interim sanctions, health care contracts and managed care contract development, strategic planning and organizational restructuring, medical staff matters and health care employment and regulatory issues.

Lewis Glasser has represented hospitals in the acquisition of private medical practices and creation of integrated delivery physician networks.

Our firm is prepared to counsel individuals in licensing and accreditation issues for physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals. We assist clients in establishing and maintaining peer review activities, employee benefits, utilization review, quality assurance programs and risk management.

The firm also assists healthcare providers in practice and business development matters, financing, real estate leasing and acquisition, HIPAA compliance, patients’ rights and medical record disclosures.

Our lawyers stay abreast of trends and developments with active participation in the healthcare associations, including the West Virginia Hospital Association, the West Virginia Association of Home Health Agencies, the National Health Lawyers Association, and the Health Care Financial Management Association. We also are often invited to deliver seminars, presentations and speeches to health care professionals who need to stay up-to-date in the ever-changing legal and regulatory environment.