Health Law Practice Group
Representing physicians, hospitals, nursing and other long term care providers, chiropractors, physical therapists, dentists, allied health care providers, and county medical and dental societies, our attorneys understand health care providers, their business relationships, and the complex environment in which they practice. We are pleased to have been recognized us as a Health Care Law Best Law Firm in the Binghamton area.
Our attorneys are available when and where clients need us, supporting their efforts to provide the highest quality of patient care in a heavily regulated and ever-changing field.

Physician Practice & Provider Organizations
Providing corporate and transactional services, including: entity formation and restructuring, assistance with mergers, acquisitions, hospital integration arrangements and business agreements; counseling with respect to provider employment and recruitment, office management, labor and employment; advocacy in professional discipline and malpractice defense matters.

Regulatory Compliance
Evaluating transactions and business arrangements for compliance with HIPAA & HITECH, Stark Law & Anti-Kickback Law, Fraud and Abuse and New York State fee-splitting rules.

Long Term Care
Advising skilled nursing facilities, adult homes, adult care facilities, ALPs, and home care agencies in regulatory compliance, accreditation & licensing, patient transfer & discharge, account litigation and Medicaid eligibility issues.

Hospitals
Advocating in litigation including malpractice defense, treatment orders, & guardianship, and advisors in areas including professional discipline, credentialing, labor & employment, patient capacity and informed consent.

Patient Rights & Discharge Planning
Representing claimants in insurance appeals, counseling and representing patients and nursing home residents in discharge planning & transfer, end of life issues including living wills, DNR, health care proxies, Family Health Care Decisions Act, Mental Hygiene Law guardianship and assisted outpatient treatment orders.


Attorneys

  • Patricia M. Curtin (Chair)
  • Dorian D. Ames
  • Margaret J. Fowler
  • David M. Gouldin
  • Paul R. Hoffmann
  • Jamye L. Lindsey
  • Jeffrey A. Loew
  • Karen J. McMullen
  • Lauren Kiley Saleeby
  • Carrie A. Wenban
  • Amanda L. Giannone
  • Philip K. Grommet
  • John J. Carlin

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