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Health Care Litigation

Calfee’s Health Care litigators provide practical, industry-specific counsel, backed up by the firm’s 40-plus general litigators and health care attorneys.  We represent clients in court, arbitrations, mediations, administrative proceedings and throughout the government investigation process. Our clients include area health care systems; suppliers and manufacturers; hospitals; nursing homes; physicians; and other health care providers in a wide variety of litigation claims and administrative proceedings. 

Representative Experience
> Mergers and acquisitions of health care providers/payors
> Federal and state health care fraud, Stark and False Claims investigations
> Health care antitrust litigation
> Insurance-related litigation
> Staff privileges litigation
> Medical board hearings
> Contract disputes involving physicians, hospitals, suppliers, contractors, employees, insurers and managed-care entities
> Reimbursement disputes
> Non-competition issues
> Licensing matters

 Representative Projects
 Calfee represented:
> Health systems and physicians in federal and state False Claims, Anti-kickback and Stark allegations, including negotiating settlements and corporate integrity agreements.
> Hospitals and physician groups in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and buyouts.
> Area hospitals, clinics and other health care providers in litigation and disputes arising out of contracts with insurers, physicians, suppliers and others.
> Hospital and other health care providers in antitrust litigation.
> Health care employers in disputes and litigation with physicians and other medical professionals.
> Restructuring, governance, regulatory guidance and contracting for an academic medical center.
> Hospitals, clinics and physicians in connection with post-trial proceedings and appeals from excess verdicts and punitive damage awards in medical malpractice litigation.
> Providers in creating and updating compliance plans.
> Hospitals in connection with grand jury investigations conducted by the Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

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