Health Care and Human Services Practice Overview

Health care companies face an unprecedented level of scrutiny in legal, regulatory and compliance arenas. Drawing on our wealth of experience and bench depth, Porzio helps health care organizations navigate this ever changing landscape. We understand the challenges and are passionate about finding compliant, creative and cost-effective solutions.

Within the complex arena of health care law, Porzio provides advice and counsel to hospitals, physician groups, educational institutions, nursing homes, non-profit and for-profit service providers and families of individuals with disabilities.

Porzio assists health care organizations and individuals on a wide array of areas, such as:

  • Health and disability state and federal laws, regulations and entitlements;
  • Litigation counseling and avoidance;
  • Medicaid and Medicare services and audits;
  • Transactional challenges and contract issues;
  • Organizational downsizing and reductions in force (RIF);
  • Mergers and joint ventures;
  • Risk avoidance and mitigation;
  • Hospital and medical service provider bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings.

We are able to provide counseling on organizational pitfalls and litigation and can provide legal advice across all aspects of the developmental disabilities system, including Medicaid, Medicare, residential and community-based services, family support, special education, early intervention, civil rights and criminal justice issues. Our attorneys have represented struggling nursing home operators and numerous creditor committees in both hospital and nursing home cases. We have also represented parties purchasing health care assets out of bankruptcy proceedings. 

Porzio has been a leading advisor to the health care industry for over 40 years and has former health care in-house counsel experience. We can help your business with the many challenges this industry faces.