Representative Matters

  • Represented a five-member orthopedic group with the sale of its assets and physical therapy operation to a dominant health insurer, including the negotiation of signing bonuses and seven year employment contracts with favorable guaranteed salaries.
  • Represented a large pulmonary and critical care group in NJ in the sale of its practice to a health system including the formation and governance of the new hospital-owned entity and the ongoing compensation arrangements for the selling physicians.
  • Represented a large orthopedic, sports medicine and pain management group in the sale of its stock to a hospital and the organization of a hospital-owned entity that the physicians continue to manage on a day to day basis.
  • Represented a primary care physician group in the sale of its assets to a health system and the formation of a separate stand-alone subsidiary jointly managed by the hospital and physicians with a favorable bonus and subsidy formula. This structure served as the model for this health system's acquisition and employment of many additional primary care practices.
  • Represented a cardiology group with offices in PA and Ohio in the negotiation and sale of its practice to a Catholic health system and the development of employment and compensation arrangements.
  • Designed the structure of, and counseled a multistate cardiology practice in connection with, an asset sale coupled with a multiyear provider agreement for clinical and interventional cardiology services between the client and a Pennsylvania hospital system, taking into account regulatory, billing, fee structure and related matters.
  • Provided legal counsel to a growing cardiology practice in a variety of matters ranging from work on medical practice acquisitions, joint ventures with hospitals, regulatory and compliance matters and structuring medical practice arrangements, to responding to changing insurance company practices.
  • Represented physician investors in connection with the sale of a majority ownership in a Class C licensed ambulatory surgical facility to an institutional investor.
  • Represented an anesthesia group in connection with the sale of its large medical practice with offices in three states.
  • Formed one of the largest single-specialty physician group practices in southeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Negotiated a multiyear contract for a western Pennsylvania radiology group to provide services to a health system, resulting in substantial revenues for our client for a number of years.
  • Advised a western Pennsylvania radiology practice on taking over the employment of, and negotiating favorable contracts of, another radiology group, significantly increasing our client’s market share.
  • Negotiated a western Pennsylvania pediatric practice’s long-term employment contracts with a local hospital.
  • Represented Pennsylvania and New Jersey medical practices in voluntary disclosures and refunds of identified Medicare overpayments.
  • Advised Pennsylvania and New Jersey physicians in a variety of licensing matters, including physician disciplinary proceedings, before various state licensing boards and other regulatory agencies.
  • Designed the structure of a transaction to merge a central New Jersey radiology practice with another practice in a manner consistent with the client’s existing corporate agreements and in the most tax advantageous manner. Counseled the practice in connection with the merger on shareholder agreements and other employee-physician agreements.
  • Designed the structure of, and counseled a radiology practice in connection with, a joint venture for outpatient imaging services between the client and a New Jersey hospital, taking into account potential tax consequences for both parties.
  • Provided legal counsel to the manager of several New Jersey hospital-physician clinical co-management companies in connection with numerous hospital-physician clinical co-management arrangements to ensure arrangements involved active physician participation and satisfied Medicare and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Drafted legislation permitting the approval of up to five urban-area accountable care organizations (ACOs) for participation in a Medicaid-Fee-for-Service (FFS) gain sharing project
  • Represented a solo practitioner physician in the multimillion-dollar sale of his medical practice and surgery center to another physician.
  • Settled a $634,000 refund demand on behalf of a physician practice for $200,000.