Health Care

The health care industry has and continues to experience astronomic growth and significant innovation. Frost Brown Todd has developed a reputation for effectively serving the diverse needs of those businesses within the health care industry. We have structured our firm to meet the changing needs of the industry. Lawyers working in our health care industry have ready access to the knowledge of Frost Brown Todd lawyers from a wide range of practice areas, all with health care industry experience. Team members share ideas and information to further the business goals of our clients.

We represent multi-entity health care delivery systems, rural health systems, managed care organizations, long term and continuing care facilities, teaching institutions, physician groups and practice management companies, home health agencies, outpatient centers, and private and government hospitals.

With a wealth of experience in the health care industry and an understanding of the issues facing companies in this sector, Frost Brown Todd has unique insight into matters unique to our health care clients.

  • Thorough knowledge of Managed Care industry
  • Defense of MDL related antitrust litigation
  • Defense of bad faith and claims denials
  • Defense of mass tort claims
  • Defense of medical malpractice and psychiatric malpractice
  • Regulatory matters
  • Medicare fraud and abuse
  • Subrogation
  • Defense of "whistleblower" actions, Qui Tam and false claims
  • Contracts
    • Creation of templates
    • Master provider contracts
  • Negotiations of significant provider contracts
    • Primary Care Physician (both individual and group)
    • Specialty Care Physician (both individual and group)
    • Hospital "participation" agreements
    • "Ancillary" provider agreements
    • Urgent care agreements
    • Diagnostic imaging agreements
    • Laboratory services agreements
    • Prescription drug programs
    • Medicare addendum to relevant contracts
    • Incentive compensation plan addendum to relevant contracts
    • Capitation plan addendum to relevant contracts
  • Labor law and personnel issues
  • Establishment and operation of outpatient facilities including MRI, ASC, sleep centers and endoscopy
  • Establishment and operation of hospitals and specialty hospital
  • Establishment and operation of long term care facilities including LTAC, SNF, assisted living and Alzheimer’s
  • Corporate mergers, asset acquisitions and regulation

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