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The firm’s healthcare law group advises an array of healthcare providers and businesses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in navigating the complex regulatory environment affecting all healthcare transactions and day to day operations. Our attorneys have broad experience dealing with state and federal regulators, government and private payors, suppliers, healthcare labor organizations and institutions. Our clients range from physician practices and ambulatory surgery centers to hospitals and hospital systems in matters including:

Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Representation as lead counsel to one of the largest hospitals in New Jersey on the transition of management and change of control and contracting with new operator for hospital
  • Represented a privately held hospital and ambulatory surgery center in a $50 million sale to a regional healthcare network
  • Represented group practices in formation, governance and sale to healthcare networks
  • Represented individual physicians in formation of practices, governance and sale of practices

Licensing and Compliance

  • Represented hospitals and physician practice groups in investigations by the CMS Office of Inspector General, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the New Jersey Attorney General and the New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Advised hospitals, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers and individual physicians on a host of regulatory compliance issues including Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Law and practice of medicine
  • Represented healthcare entities in connection with government and private payor billing audits
  • Assisted healthcare entities in obtaining state licenses in a variety of areas

Negotiation and Contracting

  • Acted as general counsel for a number of hospitals
  • Negotiated contracts with medical device suppliers
  • Negotiated and drafted contracts with physicians, lenders and healthcare labor organizations

Healthcare Litigation

  • Litigated Stark Law, Qui Tam and Anti-Kickback cases
  • Medical facility negligence defense
  • Litigation against insurance carriers in challenges to provider charges


Healthcare Attorneys

Seth R. Tipton

Seth R. Tipton


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