Health care law is a complex area of practice addressing with unique challenges for health care providers, facilities and employees. A variety of federal and state laws and regulations exist to insure that any healthcare facility meets standards for compliance with Medicare, Medicaid and other reporting and procedural requirements. An experienced health care regulatory attorney will help you navigate issues like CMS compliance, employment issues, and site licensure.
Johnson Duffie counsels and represents major health systems, physicians’ practices and other medical practices in the Central Pennsylvania area.
Compliance is a high priority for any healthcare organization. Our attorneys have the experience necessary to help our client develop compliant protocols and operational procedures.
As your preferred health care attorney in Harrisburg, Johnson Duffie will guide you through CMS compliance and reimbursement appeals. We have experience with the accreditation application process for The Joint Commission which establishes industry-wide standards for hospital operations and services. We also have experience with CMS employment and regulatory issues to keep you and your staff meeting standards.
Other regulations that affect the health care industry include but are not limited to:
A wide variety of laws also prevent fraud and unfair financial gain in the health care industry.
The Commonwealth’s Department of Health (DOH) licenses organizations and facilities, audits for Medicare compliance and resolves complaints. The PA DOH is also responsible for approving construction and engineering plans for facilities. Some types of residential healthcare facilities are regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) and not DOH.
At Johnson Duffie, we have an experienced team of hospital lawyers in Harrisburg to keep your facility adhering to DOH and DHS compliance. Your dedicated law professional will help you with health facility licensing and Pennsylvania Department of Health site approvals.
Our health care lawyers have the technical knowledge and practical experience to deal with the many legal issues unique to medical organizations and practices.
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