The attorneys of Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C., have extensive knowledge of the regulatory and corporate compliance issues relating to the healthcare industry.
We routinely work with our clients to plan and structure their business relationships and transactions to comply with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including those relating to compensation and financial arrangements with professionals and non-professionals. We also advise our clients on potential fraud and abuse concerns and provide regulatory compliance advice.
The attorneys at Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C., have vast experience assisting healthcare providers and facilities with respect to audits and investigations including, but not limited to, those involving the following:
- Stark Law – Federal Physician Self-Referral Law and State self-referral laws
- AKS – Federal and State Anti-Kickback Statutes and Regulations
- CMP – Civil Monetary Penalties Law
- FCA – False Claims Act
- HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- HITECH – Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
- OSHA – Occupational Safety & Health Administration
- I-STOP/PMP – Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing
- Advertising Regulations
- Medicare’s Anti-Markup Rule
- New York Physician Profile Requirements
- Employment Practices Compliance
- Compliance Program Development and Monitoring
The Dangers of Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Charges
Medical fraud and abuse charges are incredibly serious, having repercussions that could shut down a practice and lead to time in prison for those found guilty. Even without the worst-case scenario, these types of charges could lead to hefty fines and a decrease in trust from the community that uses your medical services. Due to these potential pitfalls, we work diligently to address and erase these charges so our clients can resume practicing life-saving medical care.
The Benefits of Working with an Experienced Team
Healthcare fraud and abuse cases tend to have the propensity to become major news, often leading to unique legal challenges inside and outside the courtroom. In these situations, it is vital for physicians to work with an attorney who not only understands the nuances and stakes of these cases but one who can also navigate any challenges with ease. Our healthcare attorneys fill this role, carrying a wealth of knowledge and experience with each case. We understand how sensitive these cases can be and adjust our strategies to fit the specific needs of each client.
Choose Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C., to Defend Your Practice
Accusations of healthcare fraud and abuse can rattle even the most even-keeled medical professionals, which makes having a qualified team in your corner all the more crucial.
If you think you may be facing a legal situation involving such serious charges, please do not hesitate to contact our team via phone or email to begin crafting your specialized legal defense!