Bradley boasts an experienced and multidisciplinary post-acute and long term care legal team that understands the business and economics of long term care and how it affects a client’s needs and requirements for legal services. Our law firm represents a vast diversity of clients, from national chains to independent owners, nonprofits and for-profits, and facility-based and community-based providers, as well as organizations providing home health, hospice, pharmacy, and geriatric psychiatric services.

Our Services

Bradley is one of the top law firms representing long term and post-acute care providers throughout the nation. Our clients include:

  • Skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes
  • Continuing care retirement communities
  • Independent living facilities
  • Behavioral healthcare centers
  • Home health and hospice providers
  • Rehabilitation therapy and long term acute care organizations
  • Residential care and assisted living facilities, including memory care
  • Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID)

Our attorneys provide a full spectrum of health law services to post-acute and non-acute care providers, including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with transactional matters
  • Licensing and certification
  • Defense of civil and criminal False Claims Act and anti-kickback issues
  • Developing and implementing operational programs
  • Managed care integration
Members of the Bradley team routinely advise long-term care companies in matters relating to acquisitions, dispositions, restructuring and reorganizations, financing, development, and construction. We also have extensive experience in survey and certification matters, conducting due diligence in acquisitions and financial transactions, and assisting providers in developing and implementing various types of business agreements.
Post-acute providers face myriad regulatory requirements affecting their day-to-day operations. Bradley works with clients to minimize risk and maintain compliance with HIPAA, the Deficit Reduction Act, the anti-kickback law, the False Claims Act, and comparable state laws that present risk for civil or criminal liability. In the event that noncompliance is suspected or discovered, we coordinate and conduct internal investigations and assist clients in investigations conducted by state Medicaid Fraud Control Units, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. attorneys.

The firm’s lawyers also stay up to date on changing self-reporting requirements and provide reasoned advice on approaching and disclosing potential problem areas to regulatory authorities. We have successfully limited client exposure and managed countless investigations through their conclusions or through litigation brought by governmental entities or qui tam relators.
Bradley attorneys work closely with our clients to gain a deep understanding of their businesses so we can provide effective counsel on their day-to-day activities. We are constantly expanding the range of legal services we offer to meet the growing needs of integrating post-acute and long-term care facilities. Our lawyers are comfortable with and experienced in guiding providers through legal and regulatory processes, as well as acting as a liaison to the governmental and regulatory agencies that oversee the operations and activities of our clients.
Our broad experience in the healthcare field means our lawyers have the tools to handle the unique challenges of designing a program for managed-care integration. Bradley’s healthcare team understands the intricacies of the complex rules and regulations of Medicare and Medicaid, and works with post-acute care providers in all aspects of these critical funding systems. We also assist clients with other commercial, legal, and regulatory challenges, including mergers and acquisitions, HIPAA, litigation, ancillary service agreements, and occupancy issues.