Our health care practice lawyers counsel our clients on corporate compliance and governance standards and related issues. We provide advice and assistance in structuring effective corporate compliance and ethics programs as well as ongoing monitoring and oversight to proactively assist health care clients in the prevention and detection of improper conduct. We also provide audit guidance, assistance in the development of policies and procedures and conduct internal investigations and other measures to assist in the reduction of exposure to risk and enforcement challenges. Our practice group is also well equipped to provide guidance and counsel on director and officer responsibilities and good governance practices for health care organizations. Furthermore, our group regularly assists audit and compliance committees and independent directors, in compliance reviews and has experience in conducting internal and external investigations in the post-Sarbanes-Oxley enforcement climate.
Specifically, we have provided counsel on the following types of matters:
Enforcement Investigations & Proceedings
Our practice group includes lawyers who have defended health care clients in criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement inquiries and proceedings, including parallel civil actions. The continuing controversy and regulatory enforcement challenges confronting the health care industry have resulted in our defense of managed care organizations, physician groups, hospitals, academic medical centers, health systems and other industry clients in significant enforcement investigations and proceedings.
Our experience includes:
Our representative projects include: