Provider Organizations and  Joint Ventures

Any organization of providers formed in order to conduct business of some kind will be subject to significant statutory and regulatory requirements.  The Health Law Group guides physicians and their organizations through this complex maze of regulatory and statutory requirements.

The types of organizations that the Firm represents include:

  • Physician Group Practices
  • Organized Medical Staffs
  • Independent Physician Associations (IPAs) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  • Faculty Group Practices
  • Joint Venture Arrangements of Independent Physicians or Groups
  • Physician Owners of Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Imaging Centers, Wound Care Services, and DME-POS Suppliers
  • Group Purchasing Organizations
  • Laboratory and Testing Centers

The regulatory and statutory requirements that may apply to physician organizations include:

  • Federal and State Anti-Kickback Laws

  • STARK Physician Self-Referrals Prohibitions

  • Medicare Conditions of Participation

  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards

  • Antitrust Laws

  • Tax-Exempt Organization Laws and Regulations

  • State Licensing Laws