Healthcare and HospitalsLevett Rockwood is one of the major health law firms in Connecticut, and is a recognized leader in representing health care providers statewide. Our clients include acute care and specialty hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, independent physician groups and provider networks. Our experience enables us to provide our services in a very cost-effective manner.
We assist hospitals in handling both general legal matters and specific health law issues, including contracts, institutional review board proceedings, development of hospital policies and procedures, bioethics, physician recruitment, medical staff relations, peer review and disciplinary hearings, patients' rights, corporate compliance programs, general operations, and malpractice defense.
Our attorneys have considerable experience with hospital reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations, joint ventures, hospital financing, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, audits and investigations, general compliance plans, teaching hospital issues, structuring of networks for integrated delivery of health care services, ambulatory surgery centers, and related tax issues affecting health care providers.
We regularly represent our clients in proceedings before federal agencies, as well as state bodies such as the Office of Health Care Access, the Attorney General's Office and the Departments of Public Health and Social Services. Such proceedings involve a wide range of matters, including Certificate of Need approvals and modifications, regulatory appeals, compliance audits and investigative proceedings.