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Health Care

The health care industry is heavily regulated, constantly changing and frequently a target of controversy. Andrews Kurth lawyers know how to manage these challenges for our health care clients, while helping them to achieve the financial and market objectives of any successful business. We represent health care entities across the country and understand the unique business, operational and regulatory needs of:

Our clients also include many other players in this complex industry, from insurers to ambulance companies to pharmaceutical manufacturers. We advise for-profit and non-profit entities, plan sponsors and payors alike. Each has its own concerns about business, complying with the law and resolving disputes. We have the legal and practical experience to help them manage it all.

An Experienced Transactional Practice

When health care providers need advice on business combinations, finance (including the problems of financially distressed organizations) or contracts, they turn to Andrews Kurth. Our transactional work for clients in the health care industry includes:

A Practical Approach to Operations

Health care providers must make operational decisions in the context of conflicting regulatory, staff and ethical concerns. We keep things in balance for our clients, with practical advice on:

Detailed Regulatory Knowledge

Our lawyers possess the knowledge and are experienced in the many specialized laws that affect the transactions and operations of health care clients in such areas as:

A Record of Effective Client Defense

Andrews Kurth trial lawyers successfully represent health care providers and provider organizations at trial, on appeal and in administrative and regulatory disputes. We defend our clients in disputes involving:

An Industry-Focused Perspective

Few industries match the complexity of health care—in structure (from solo practices to multi-state provider organizations), in regulation (by government and by professional boards), in operations (with interconnected finance, tax, employment and business concerns) and in legal liability (often emotionally charged disputes involving life and death).

Many firms advise providers on health care law, but most clients want a firm that understands the totality of the health care industry.

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