Our healthcare practice represents pharmacies, pharmacists, drug wholesalers, physicians, dentists, and their prefessional groups in a wide range of business, regulatory, and litigattion matters, including:
(1) Litigation: employment disputes, business disputes, writs and appeals, fraud and abuse defense, termination of provider contracts, malpractice defense.
(2) Regulatory Defense: Board of Pharmacy, Medical Board, Dental Board, Medicare/Medi-Cal audits and appeals, DEA and FDA inspections, PBM audit appeals.
(3) Compliance: Board of pharmacy and Medical Boards regulations, Stark and Anti-kickbacks laws (state and federal), HIPAA, Long-term care, TeleHealth, marketing agreements.
(4) Transactions: healthcare-business formation (including complex non-profit integrations), provider licensing and certification, business and employment agreement, aquisitions and sales.
Over the years, our firm has developed special relationship with pharmacies (including hospital, compounding, and specialty pharmacy) and pharmacists representing them in every step of their complex profession. We closely work with pharmacy advocacy groups to build a better and safer profession. Our attorneys are among very few California legal specialists knowing the profession and pharmaceutical industry, such as PBM issues, Medicaid reimbursements cuts, and pharmaceutical purchases.