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Just as physicians clarify health issues for their patients, so our experienced health care attorneys unravel the intricate web of regulatory, business, and litigation risks confronting health care professionals and institutional clients.


More than 35 attorneys in Dickinson Wright offices across the United States and in Canada represent nearly every sector of the health care industry, including academic medical centers and community hospitals, health care investors and financial institutions, medical schools, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy benefit managers, medical device companies, managed care organizations and insurance companies, health care provider organizations, physician practice groups, health care technology companies, biomedical companies, and long-term care and nursing home providers.


Our geographic scope covers major industry hubs throughout the U.S. and in international markets, including pivotal global territories such as India, China, and Japan. Our work in the health care community positions our attorneys to evaluate intricate regulatory issues, anticipate trends and new initiatives, and cultivate strategic, tactical, and appropriate business solutions.


Our Services


At Dickinson Wright, we help clients successfully align their institutional practices with the directives outlined by regulatory bodies. We have advised our clients on regulatory issues related to transactions and have leveraged our knowledge of the regulation of risk-based insurance contracts. We counsel clients regarding value based payment and population health strategies, including ACOs, bundled payment and clinically integrated networks. Our work includes:


  • Medical Practice Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Contracting

  • Licensure
  • Litigation 
  • Public health oversight

  • Medicare, Medicaid & third-party reimbursement

  • Intermediate sanctions

  • FDA, Stark, HIPAA, & IRB

  • Government enforcement
  • Clinical research

  • Medical staff

  • Fraud, abuse & false claims

  • Legislative advocacy

  • Executive strategy

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