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Healthcare

Brick Gentry P.C. is a well-recognized provider of healthcare legal representation throughout the state of Iowa.

Healthcare LawBrick Gentry attorneys work with healthcare clients including physicians and physician groups, clinics, residential care facilities, home care providers, senior care facilities, medical societies, and other healthcare alliances or associations. We pride ourselves on our ability to work with the medical community.

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Providing Healthcare Counsel

Brick Gentry represents its healthcare clients in transactional situations with hospitals, care systems and insurance companies. We represent clients before healthcare agencies and boards, including IBM, health and human service entities as well as before the courts of the State of Iowa. The following are types of healthcare issues on which our attorneys routinely advise and counsel:

  • ACO-related issues
  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Co-management services agreements
  • Entity governance and structure
  • Formation and organization of physician entities
  • Certificate of Need (CON) issues
  • Joint venture arrangements
  • Medical Staff Bylaws and credentialing
  • Physician contracts (employment and independent contractor agreements)
  • Physician licensing issues
  • Physician payment arrangements
  • Physician service agreements and arrangements
  • Regulatory audits, compliance and investigations
  • Regulatory matters, such as HIPAA, HITECH, state privacy, STARK, Anti-kickback, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues
  • Representation before the IPHP and/or IBM

Speaking About Healthcare

Besides sharing its healthcare law experience, knowledge and insight through its blog, Iowa Healthcare Law, Brick Gentry attorneys also are often requested to speak on healthcare-related topics, including:

  • Healthcare Reform:What It Means to Business Clients
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Overview of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Physician Contracting 101: What You Need to Know
  • Issues in Health Information Privacy
  • Legal Issues Related to Patient Advance Directives
  • Hospital/Physician Perspectives on the Federal Affordable Care Act
  • Healthcare Reform and Its Impact on Employers

If you are interested in learning more about our healthcare law experience and insight, please contact Paul A. Drey at 515-274-1450 or at Brick Gentry P.C., 6701 Westown Parkway,Suite 100, West Des Moines, IA 50266.