K&L Gates’ health care practice currently represents providers across the care continuum, from Major Academic Medical Centers (“AMC’s”), hospital and health systems, and long term care providers to home health agencies and hospices. Our practice has been nationally recognized, earning a place as the 11th largest health care practice in America by Modern Healthcare magazine and “Top Honors” by the American Health Law Association as the largest health law practices. We have extensive experience providing legal analysis and advice concerning all aspects of health care regulatory, litigation, transactional, reimbursement, and operational matters.
We have represented clients in a wide range of matters, including multiple False Claims Act lawsuits and inquiries related to fraud and abuse; payor – provider disputes, multiple multimillion-dollar transactions; academic medical center and facility practice plan reorganizations; multiple Stark Self Referral Disclosure Protocol submissions; multiple significant internal investigations; the formation and operation of accountable care organizations and statewide super clinically integrated networks; civil litigation against the Department of Health and Human Services; civil rights litigation; FDA counseling and clinical trials in both the United States and abroad; creation and maintenance of data and biospecimens research databases, including aggregation of “big data” among providers; international health care matters, both outbound and inbound to the United States; data governance and breaches; digital health, including telemedicine and other technology-based treatment platforms; lab and pharmacy operations and compliance matters, including 340B Program matters; and Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment issues.
K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. For more information about K&L Gates or its locations, practices and registrations, visit klgates.com.