Cline Williams serves entities and professionals throughout the health care industry. We represent critical access hospitals and large health care systems, ambulatory surgical centers, dialysis providers, federally qualified health clinics, rehabilitation, long term care and assisted living facilities, and individual providers and their practices, including medical, dental and behavioral health providers. The lawyers at Cline Williams emphasize prevention and policy development in order to creatively and proactively minimize the risk of potential legal, compliance or regulatory exposure and liability. Cline Williams' services reflect the broad range of issues facing health care entities and professionals today and the dynamic and evolving health care industry.

  • General health care compliance, risk management and policy development
  • HIPAA-HITECH privacy and security compliance
  • Health care transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Federal and state taxation of health care organizations
  • Medical staff bylaws, medical staff credentialing and peer review
  • Physician alignment and integration, recruitment and contracts
  • Reimbursement
  • Clinical ethics
  • Patient rights
  • Anti-Kickback/Stark Law compliance
  • EMTALA
  • Professional licensing
  • Lobbying and drafting of health care legislation
  • Antitrust
  • Guardianships, health care powers of attorney and living wills
  • Health care mediation and dispute resolution
  • Public records/open meetings for public hospitals
  • Governance of tax-exempt organizations

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