Healthcare Compliance


Health care is a highly regulated field. Entities involved in the health industry are required to comply with numerous laws, rules, and regulations as a condition of participation and operation. The lawyers of Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP have years of experience helping clients navigate the complex field of regulations involving healthcare compliance. Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP has experience dealing with healthcare fraud and abuse, provider reimbursement issues, certification, licensing, and health information security and privacy. Their attorneys counsel clients from every sector of the health care industry. Steve, Peyton, and Sean help their clients create custom compliance programs, training, and policies to address their specific compliance needs. Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP also performs compliance program reviews to help their clients identify and address gaps in compliance.

The attorneys at Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP have a deep understanding of the federal healthcare fraud and abuse laws, including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, and the Stark Law.  They also counsel clients on state-based fraud and abuse laws, including corporate medical practice and fee splitting. The firm helps healthcare providers and their business associates ensure that their transactions and their healthcare networks comply with regulatory guidelines and parameters. This includes counseling on compliance with the various complex regulations surrounding physician-patient relationships, hospital-physician joint ventures, physician compensation arrangements, and physician ancillary services.

Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP not only helps counsel clients when they face compliance concerns, we also proactively analyze the regulatory implications of proposed transactions to limit liability and ensure successful execution of those transactions. The firm is experienced in identifying and mitigating compliance issues at each stage of the transaction process.

Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP also counsels their health care clients on reimbursement issues arising under Medicaid, Medicare, and other government-structured health programs. The firm has experience advising on matters ranging from Medicaid/Medicare participation rules, overpayment liabilities, change of control issues, compliance with reimbursement standards, and coverage issues, including graduate medical education regulations, cost-reporting compliance, and provider-based status. The attorneys also counsel healthcare providers on compliance with cost-reporting rules and billing regulations and advise non-physician healthcare practitioners on the regulations governing billing and reimbursement for diagnostic and therapeutic services.

If your corporate entity needs help navigating complicated healthcare regulations, call Shellist Peebles McAlister LLP today to set up a consultation.