Governmental regulation of health care at both the federal and state levels continues to expand the role that regulatory oversight plays in the provision of health care and in health care reform. The Sumrell Sugg Health Care Practice Group delivers the multi-disciplinary experience and legal judgment that providers in the health care sector find necessary in order to successfully address their regulatory and compliance responsibilities. The firm represents hospitals and health systems, physicians and physician organizations, pharmacists, physical therapists and other specialty care providers.
Transaction work is the core of the firm’s health care practice; however firm attorneys also provide advice in corporate, regulatory and financial services based on their broad institutional knowledge of the health care industry. This extensive experience includes practice areas covering accreditation/licensure, reimbursement/payment, compliance, HIPAA, EMTALA, clinical research, physician organizations, medical staff, joint ventures, ehealth and other services unique to the health care environment.
The Health Care Practice Group also provides litigation services in commercial and contract matters, regulatory and governmental issues.