Health Care

Holistic, industry-savvy solutions for health care providers.

Health care entities face issues that require expertise not only in health law, but in business law and other areas. Led by attorneys in our Health Care Law practice, lawyers on the Spencer Fane Health Care industry team advise on issues arising in corporate, financial services, real estate, environmental, labor and employment, insurance, and employee benefits law and other areas.


Ensuring compliance with Anti-Kickback, Stark, and False Claims Act laws . . .

The Spencer Fane Health Care industry team is composed of lawyers from the firm’s traditional practice areas who have deep experience working with health care organizations and practitioners. With extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework in which health care entities operate, they address the legal and business problems common to all businesses, informed by their knowledge and experience in the health care industry and in steady consultation with lawyers in the Spencer Fane Health Care Law practice.

. . . while handling business law matters for health care entities

Addressing the myriad business and operational issues that require legal expertise beyond health law, our Health Care industry team serves clients throughout the sector, including acute-care hospitals, multifacility hospital systems, outpatient facilities, physician groups, individual health care providers, long-term care facilities, medical associations, research organizations, and universities.

Our Health Care industry team advises on:

  • Contracts, including hospital / physician contracts, physician and other health care provider employment contracts and independent contractor arrangements, physician recruitment contracts, vendor agreements, electronic health record and information systems, supply chain, services, practice acquisition contracts, managed care and third-party payer contracts, employment agreements for executives and staff, real estate purchase contracts (including financing) and space leases, and equipment purchase contracts and leases
  • Corporate governance, including advising boards on governance issues, bylaws, and other issues
  • Corporate formation, including entity selection and restructuring
  • Corporate finance
  • Transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures involving physicians, hospitals, and other entities, and related antitrust and health law compliance