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Corporate Compliance and Board Governance

Overview

Our healthcare attorneys provide governance counsel to boards of directors, senior management, general counsel and others who manage the business affairs of healthcare providers.  A multitude of government and private entities are now heavily scrutinizing healthcare boards and their members.  Our attorneys are client advisers to attempt to prevent compliance issues from occurring and providing guidance and judgment when problems arise in the following ways:

  • Establishing corporate compliance plans and Codes of Conduct
  • Providing needs assessment and HIPAA guidance
  • Reviewing, assessing and updating corporate governance policies
  • Counseling on ERISA
  • Fiduciary and Board of Directors’ fiduciary duties
  • Providing advice on private inurement and unrelated business income issues to not-for-profit entities
  • Assisting with whistleblower actions, including qui tam actions under False Claims Act and other whistleblower issues
  • Responding to “hot line” corporate compliance violation
  • Assisting employers with the development and best practices, quality assessment, employee handbooks and standard operating policies
  • Conducting due diligence reviews
  • Education and training employees and healthcare providers on laws and regulations
  • Providing risk analysis and risk management advice to healthcare providers on personnel, operations and clinical issues
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