Health Care

Kronick’s health care practice is focused on representing and advising local and national health care entities, including general and specialty hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs),  rural health clinics (RHCs), continuing care retirement communities, acute psychiatric hospitals, residential behavioral health facilities, medical foundations, physician groups and payors on a variety of business, regulatory and litigation issues.

Our health care practice offers creative, strategic and practical advice to help our clients resolve legal disputes that invariably arise in today’s complex and highly regulated health care world.  We understand the business of managed health care and the intricate relationships between hospitals, physicians, health plans, employers and government payors.

The firm’s experience includes providing counseling and litigation support in the areas of licensing, business contracting, labor and employment, Medicare/Medicaid fraud and abuse, False Claims Act, reimbursement, construction and regulatory matters.  Kronick lawyers have notable experience in successfully defending clients in complex contractual disputes, labor and employment matters and grievance and disciplinary proceedings.

In addition to a successful record resolving disputes both in and out of court, Kronick health care attorneys have a comprehensive understanding of the day-to-day business issues facing health care providers including FQHCs and RHCs. We represent clients in regulatory compliance issues and citation appeals, the development of policies and procedures, risk management programs, business transactions and employment law matters.  Our experience includes state licensing actions, employment counseling, employee termination and discipline, discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour issues, development and review of employee handbooks, and business matters such as medical practice formation and dissolution, facility purchases, and sales and leases.