The health care industry is a dynamic industry with complex and ever-changing laws, creating a multitude of unique regulatory challenges for health care professionals and entities.
As a provider or supplier in today’s health care industry, you are charged with the immeasurable task of understanding and complying with countless statutes, regulations, and rules at both the federal and state level. Failure to comply with these laws can have serious and wide-ranging implications that adversely affect you and your business, from denial of payment to loss of licensure and/or civil and criminal sanctions.
Whether you are a solo practitioner or a nationwide health system, you need specialized legal guidance from a law firm that devotes its entire practice to assisting health care providers and suppliers in navigating applicable health care laws and maintaining legal compliance.
At Benkoff Health Law, we understand that a one-size-fits-all approach won’t suffice in the health care industry. We know each business is unique, and the legal services you receive should be tailored to your professional and business goals. We take pride in providing our clients with creative and real solutions and results in an efficient and professional manner.
Providing medically necessary care for your patients is a full-time job, so you need a partner like Benkoff Health Law to steer you through today’s legal environment and ensure that you remain compliant with the health care laws that affect you and your business.
Our Practice Areas
Health Care Transactions and Agreements
Individuals and entities in the health care industry often require agreements to memorialize certain relationships. Benkoff Health Law can assist.
When engaging in business relationships in the health care industry, providers must comply with laws targeting fraud and abuse.
Federal and State Anti-Kickback and Inducement Laws
All individuals & entities conducting business in the health care industry must comply with applicable state & federal anti-kickback laws.
As part of the federal government’s ongoing efforts to combat the nationwide opioid crisis, Congress enacted EKRA as part of the SUPPORT Act on October 24, 2018. Benkoff Health Law has substantial experience in analyzing arrangements under EKRA.
Health Care Corporate Law
The health care industry is so heavily regulated that business owners must take additional precautions & steps to structure corporate arrangements in a legally compliant manner.
HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, & State Privacy Laws
When handling patient information in the health care industry, many health care providers and entities that perform services for health care providers must comply with federal and state privacy laws aimed at protecting patient information.
Coordination & Distribution
The health care industry is comprised of a multitude of different types of entities in the supply chain, from manufacturers to distributors to those health care providers who use medical products, equipment and devices in their provision of health care services to patients.
Who We Represent
Benkoff Health Law successfully represents health care providers and entities on a national basis. Some of the more common clients we serve include:
- Physicians & Mid-levels
- DME/POS Suppliers
- Physical Therapists
- Hospitals & Health Systems
- Home Health Agencies
- Physician-Owned Distributorships
- Private Equity/Venture Capital
- Diagnostic Testing Facilities
- POs and PHOs
- MSOs & Management Cos.
- Substance Abuse Facilities
- Wellness Providers
Types of Matters
At Benkoff Health Law, we tailor our legal services to address each client’s unique needs and the laws specific to their health care provider or supplier type.
We assist in a range of matters, from isolated questions regarding legal compliance or health care operations, assistance on a specific transaction or matter, to day-to-day compliance. We provide efficient and innovative legal services with an effort to exceed your expectations. Some of the common examples of matters we assist with include:
- Anti-Kickback Statute & State Anti-Kickback Laws
- Stark & State Self-Referral Laws
- Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA)
- Physician In-Office Ancillary Services
- Corporate Practice of Medicine & Scope of Practice
- HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, & State Privacy Laws
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Concierge Medicine & Private Pay Matters
- Elective Medicine & Wellness Services
- Supply Chain Coordination & Distribution
- Credentialing, Enrollment & Licensure Issues
- Billing & Reimbursement Compliance
- Employment Agreements
- Independent Contractor Agreements
- Corporate Structuring & Documents
- Joint Ventures
- Mergers, Sales, & Acquisitions
- Private Equity Investment & Structures
- MSO Structures & Agreements
- Real Estate Leases & Sales
- Equipment Leases & Sales
- GPO Member & Purchase Agreements
- PO/PHO Membership Agreements
- Supply Chain Agreements
- Alternative Payment Models
Attorney Reesa Benkoff
Founding attorney Reesa Benkoff has over 10 years of experience practicing exclusively in health law and transactional law.
Reesa graduated Cum Laude from the Boston University School of Law and she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, with High Distinction, from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Reesa has a lifelong interest in serving health care clients, which stems from being raised in a family of physicians and other health care providers. She has practiced law in both large and small law firms, where she dedicated her career to providing health law services to a wide variety of national clients, from solo practitioners to the nation’s largest health systems. Reesa devotes her time to providing creative and compliant solutions in an efficient and cost-effective manner for health care industry clients.