Health Care

We help our clients navigate the many challenges and opportunities created by the constantly changing regulatory landscape of the health care industry.

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Fredrikson & Byron Health Care, health care attorney

As one of the largest health care law practices in the Midwest, Fredrikson & Byron attorneys have extensive experience representing a broad range of clients in the health care industry, including health systems, managed care organizations, medical device companies, single-specialty and multi-specialty physician groups, dental groups, practice management companies, pharmacies, ambulatory surgical centers and other health care providers and suppliers. Our attorneys understand the many challenges and opportunities created by the constantly changing regulatory landscape of the health care industry. We offer strategic and pragmatic advice to our clients on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters. We act as general and special counsel to our clients on a wide range of sophisticated transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, corporate governance, and strategic affiliations. We also advise clients on regulatory compliance matters, such as Stark, antikickback, HIPAA and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues. 

Our lawyers are actively involved in national and regional health law organizations and associations, including:

  • American Health Lawyers Association

  • Minnesota Bar Association – Health Law Section, FDA Section

  • American Bar Association – Health Law Section

  • Life Science Alley

  • BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota

  • University of Minnesota Joint Degree Program in Health Law and Life Sciences

  • Adjunct faculty positions at St. Thomas University College of Business, University of Minnesota Law School, Hamline University, William Mitchell School of Law

  • MinnesotaCup – Health Care and Life Sciences Division

Organizations we represent:

  • Clinics
  • Health Care Joint Ventures
  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Home Health Care Organizations
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Imaging Centers
  • Independent Laboratories
  • Individual Physicians
  • Medical Device Manufacturers
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pharmacies
  • Practice Management Companies
  • Professional Corporations
  • Surgery Centers
  • Urgent Care Centers

Representative Matters:

  • Audits & Investigations
  • Biomedical Ethics Issues
  • Corporate Governance and Ownership Issues
  • Doctor/Clinic Disputes
  • Employment and Human Resource Issues
  • Health Enterprise Joint Venturing
  • Licensing Board Matters
  • Litigation
  • Managed Care and Third-Party Payor Contracting
  • Medicare Fraud & Abuse
  • Medical Device Approval
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • New and Pending Legislation
  • Physician Compensation and Benefits
  • Physician Recruitment and Contracts
  • Reimbursement: Medicare, Medicaid & Third-Party Payors
  • Risk Management Issues
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