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Physician and Physician Group Representation


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Physicians and physician groups face a multitude of business issues because of the intense regulatory requirements.  Our skilled business transactions attorneys understand health care and can guide our clients through a myriad of complex legal issues.  We routinely assist physicians and physician groups with:

  • General corporate and business matters
  • Physician compensation
  • Provider-based contracting
  • Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance
  • Sale and acquisition of practices
  • Physician recruitment
  • Noncompete analysis and litigation
  • Creation of ancillary services
  • Managed care contracting
  • Billing and reimbursement issues
  • Joint ventures
  • Affiliations with other providers
  • Call coverage issues
  • Contract preparation and negotiations
  • Medical staff issues
  • Medical director and exclusive provider contracts
  • Participation in integrated delivery systems
  • Compliance program development and maintenance
  • Employment issues
  • Licensing matters
  • HIPAA compliance and medical records management
  • Governmental investigations
  • Acquisition of major medical equipment

We have represented large and small groups in the following specialty areas:

  • Multispecialty Groups
  • Primary Care Clinics
  • Internal Medicine Groups
  • Hospital-Based Physicians
  • Cardiology Groups
  • Radiology Groups
  • Anesthesia Groups
  • Gastroenterology Groups
  • Surgery Groups
  • Nephrology Groups
  • Neurology Groups
  • Behavioral Health Groups
  • Ophthalmology Groups
  • Otolaryngology Groups
  • Urology Groups
  • Pediatric Groups
  • OB/GYN Groups
  • Pulmonary Groups
  • Emergency Medicine Groups
  • Hospitalists
  • Dental Groups
  • Chiropractic Centers
  • Alternative Clinics and Providers

More about our practice representing Physicians.

John H. Fisher

Health Care Counsel
Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.
500 First Street, Suite 8000
P.O. Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050

Tel 715.845.4336
Fax 715.845.2718

Ruder Ware is a member of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide

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