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Experienced Florida Healthcare Law Attorney

Miami lawyer brings up-to-date knowledge of the law

As sweeping legislation and evolving regulations continually transform the healthcare system, understanding your rights and responsibilities requires legal counsel who continually monitors evolving case law, statutes, and regulations, and keeps abreast of the ever changing health care landscape through ongoing continuing legal education. Lewis W. Fishman Professional Association is dedicated to keeping up-to-date on the frequently changing laws that affect hospitals, physicians, dentists and other licensed health care professionals, as well as the patients and consumers they serve. The Firm acts as your link to the legal process, using our in-depth knowledge and experience to proactively address your business and practice needs, to render counsel and advise on your business practices and to resolve any legal issues that you may encounter.

Health care professionals’ legal and regulatory compliance

Physicians, dentists and other licensed health care professionals are continually challenged to comply with ever changing laws, regulations and healthcare policies, implemented by licensure and other federal and state agencies, hospitals, accountable care organizations and third party payors/insurers. Lewis W. Fishman Professional Association employs in-depth, current knowledge about the health care system and the relevant laws to ensure you remain in compliance with regulations and practice parameters and requirements, including but not limited to, such areas as:

  • PPACA — Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • HIPAA — Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • HITECH — Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
  • Stark Law
  • Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Florida Patient Self-Referral Act
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • ACOs — Accountable Care Organizations
  • CINs — Clinically Integrated Networks
  • HMOs — Health Management Organizations
  • Florida Health Care Clinic Act
  • Pharmaceuticals, prescriptions and office dispensing regulations
  • Licensure
  • Business and billing practices

Institutional legal and regulatory compliance

Hospitals, nursing homes, adult living facilities (ALFs), skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), home health agencies (HHAs) and hospices are confronted daily with federal and state laws and regulatory agencies requiring in depth knowledge to adhere to the myriad of requirements to remain licensed, including but not limited to:

  • Joint Commission Standards
  • Medicare regulations
  • Conditions of Participation
  • Licensure laws
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Assurance/Utilization Review
  • National Practitioner Data Bank

Areas of Practice

Lewis W. Fishman Professional Association are advocates and represent and provide legal counseling, guidance and services in all areas related to one’s health care profession, including:

  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Advanced Directives
  • Advisory Opinions
  • AHCA Investigations and Complaints
  • ALFs
  • Anti-Kickback
  • Baker Act
  • Bioethics
  • Business Law
  • Conditions of Participation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Compliance and Codes of Conduct
  • Credentialing Matters
  • DOH defense
  • EMTALA
  • Employment Law and Agreements
  • Experimental Protocols
  • Expert Witness
  • Fair Hearings
  • General Opinions
  • HIPAA
  • Hospital Bylaws
  • Hospital Privileges
  • IRB
  • Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Licensure Laws
  • Managed Care Contracting
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Malpractice Personal Counsel
  • Medical Staff Bylaws
  • Medicare
  • Mental Health
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • National Practitioner Data Bank
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • OIG
  • Peer Review Hearings
  • Pharmacy Dispensing
  • Professional Licensure Matters
  • PRN
  • Public Records Law
  • Quality Assurance
  • RACs
  • Risk Management
  • Subpoena Response
  • Sunshine Law
  • Utilization Review
  • Workers Compensation Matters

Contact the dedicated Florida healthcare law firm

Call Lewis W. Fishman Professional Association at 305-670-2100 or contact me online to schedule a consultation at our Miami, Florida office.