Health Care Lawyer
Hospitals, physicians, doctors and other health care providers face a unique set of issues when it comes to operating and protecting their businesses. In order to best serve their specific needs, health care providers require an experienced lawyer who has direct knowledge of the health care profession.
A Dedicated Health Care Attorney With Nursing Experience
Having practiced law for nearly 20 years, our founding attorney, Karen McKeithen Schaede, also brings 10 years of experience as a registered nurse. This unique combination allows Karen to fully understand the exact legal needs of our health care clients. Backed by skill, experience and knowledge, our firm has earned recognition from the top health care companies throughout the region.
Our attorneys represent a variety of medical practices and professionals throughout North Carolina, including hospitals, physician practice groups, doctors, dental practices and other health care providers. We work closely with each health care client to identify his or her specific legal goals. From practice acquisition and mergers to contracts and HIPAA compliance, our lawyers create a strategic legal plan aimed at protecting each client’s best interests.
When required, our lawyers can also provide a comprehensive analysis of health care providers’ operations in order to identify potential compliance issues. We then work efficiently to resolve these legal matters in order to protect our clients from future legal issues.
Comprehensive Legal Services for the Health Care Industry
Our firm provides a wide range of legal services to our health care clients, including:
- Medical practice formation
- Medical practice acquisition, sale and consolidation
- Medical joint ventures (including physician-hospital joint ventures)
- Buy-sell and shareholder agreements
- Transactional work
- HIPAA issues, including investigation
- Employment contracts and severance agreements
- Independent contractor agreements
- Compensation plans
- Medicare and Medicaid compliance
- Management services agreements
- Vendor agreements
- Contractual work
- Office leases and landlord negotiations
- Medical staff disputes
- Employee handbooks
- Corporate governance
- Corporate compliance and other regulatory matters
- Licensing issues
Greensboro Health Care Law Attorney
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