Together with our attorneys, a team of physicians, nurses, a psychologist, a noted health policy expert, a licensed nursing home administrator, physician reimbursement specialists and other professionals, we understand the post-acute and long-term care industries. We work with providers to comprehensively address their regulatory and operational needs while mitigating risk and promoting compliance. When necessary, we also have a team ready to defend your facility against any professional or general liability claims.
Who We Represent
- Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)
- Post-acute care facilities
- Long-term care facilities
- Rehabilitation centers
- Personal care homes and assisted living residences
- Home healthcare providers
- Physicians, medical directors
- Nurses, CNAs, and advanced practice providers
Our team of attorneys and healthcare consultants understand the regulatory complexities and operational challenges confronting post-acute and long-term care providers. We have extensive knowledge of the state and federal laws impacting such providers and are available to help our clients ensure compliance with such laws. Our team offers assistance with a variety of regulatory, litigation, mitigation, corporate and transactional needs in the long-term and post-acute care settings, including:
- Regulatory and licensure matters
- Survey and enforcement appeals
- Admission agreements
- Fair housing compliance
- Medical professional and general liability litigation
- Risk management strategies
- Policy and procedure auditing and development
- Insurance counseling
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Health care construction
- Labor and employment and all other corporate matters (contracts, other business agreements, etc.)
We also have significant experience counseling clients on compliance and regulatory matters and assisting clients with managing investigations from various agencies including:
- Pennsylvania Department of Health
- Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
- Pennsylvania Department of Aging
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Commonwealth of PA Office of Attorney General
A Full Service Team
Our Senior Care Group also works closely with other practice groups within the firm which allows us to provide comprehensive and team-oriented services to accommodate all of our clients’ legal needs.
Our Healthcare Litigation team regularly assist clients with medical professional liability defense and corporate dispute resolution. Our team of highly experienced medical professional liability attorneys are prepared to defend the most difficult and complex cases that occur in today’s ever-evolving healthcare industry. Collectively, our top-flight trial attorneys are backed by the insights of two former judges and an in-house team of clinical consultants. We have tried more than 400 cases in the courtroom and have developed a reputation for thoughtful, aggressive and effective representation.
The Business, Corporate and Tax group provides experienced counsel for all aspects of operations and organizational planning, governance, and ownership issues affecting these facilities. This includes experience in drafting and negotiating the contracts that facilities have with their suppliers, residents, service providers and other business partners as well as serving as trusted advisors to owners and their executive management teams when considering or undertaking significant transactions in a facility’s life such as facility purchases, sales and joint ventures.
Our Labor and Employment Group has extensive experience representing post-acute and long-term care groups with respect to issues that may arise in their workplaces. We recognize the specific needs that may arise with respect to your employees and are able to proactively counsel your organization to mitigate risk.
Our Construction Group is ASHE certified. As a result, we are uniquely qualified to work with and advise the industry in all aspects of building or renovation projects including contract review, risk management, dispute resolution and litigation.