The members of the Bradley Healthcare Practice have an extensive track record of successful results in a broad range of sectors in this complex, highly regulated industry. Our attorneys work side by side with clients, providing skilled legal counsel that draws from a depth of industry knowledge. We have earned a reputation as problem solvers thanks to decades of experience in delivering solutions to complex business and legal challenges.
The healthcare industry is changing faster than ever. In response, Bradley’s team moves quickly to keep our clients informed and in compliance in this dynamic regulatory environment. We provide full-service support to maintain our partners’ competitiveness in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions. Our deep bench of attorneys combine their experience and long-standing relationships with major industry players to help clients navigate the legal landscape efficiently, offering unsurpassed client service and responsiveness while consistently demonstrating the high ethical standards for which Bradley is known.
As in medicine, our skill and reputation as high-quality healthcare lawyers arise from the sheer volume of our experience in successfully handling a comprehensive range of legal matters facing the healthcare industry, including:
Exceptional client service is one of Bradley’s core values. We offer practical and useful advice to our healthcare clients with efficiency and cost-effectiveness, thanks to the breadth and deep bench of our health law practice. Since the majority of our clients operate around the clock, we ensure we are available at a moment’s notice to mobilize any response needed to help them. We enjoy working closely with our healthcare clients, providing clear and informed judgment that focuses on proactively avoiding problems, not just solving them once they appear.
Our healthcare attorneys represent nearly every kind of provider and business in the healthcare industry, including the nation’s largest publicly traded community hospital company. Our clients – many concentrated in the southeast, but others spread across the country – include:
Bradley’s Healthcare Joint Ventures practice features a multidisciplinary team of business and healthcare attorneys with specific experience in corporate, tax, tax exemption, and various regulatory fields. We have extensive experience in counseling clients on the formation of both ancillary joint ventures – such as surgery centers, imaging centers, and sleep centers – and whole-hospital joint ventures.
Our attorneys assist with the preparation of offering memoranda, partnership agreements, operating agreements, leases, management agreements, development agreements, and other documents needed in the context of joint venture formation. Our team has experience with all areas of law required for syndicated joint ventures, including federal and state securities laws, healthcare regulatory laws, corporate and business laws, and tax laws. We also assist clients with issues involving governance, fraud, and abuse such as the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and state anti-kickback and self-referral issues, as well as reimbursement, including under-arrangement billing and provider-based issues.
Our practice includes experienced antitrust counsel, who provide advice to providers on hospital joint venture formations and operations with other providers and health systems, such as issues with Copperweld compliance and attainment of financial integration or clinical integration. Our tax attorneys are highly skilled in working with joint ventures involving tax-exempt organizations and academic medical centers, including exemption and unrelated business income tax (UBIT) issues that arise in joint venture transactions.