Morgan Lewis provides sophisticated, integrated, and cost-effective counsel to businesses and organizations across the full spectrum of the healthcare industry. Our healthcare provider clients include hospitals and health systems; long-term care, home health, and hospice providers; retail and specialty pharmacies; behavioral health providers; suppliers; distributors; physician practices; medical societies; and private equity and venture capital investors, as well as the vendors that support these providers.

Our work in privacy and information security—US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)/US Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and state privacy laws—is acclaimed. Our advisory services cover the range of legal needs sought by participants in the healthcare sector—corporate and commercial finance; joint ventures; real estate matters; corporate governance; federal, state, and local regulation; litigation and dispute resolution; Medicare/Medicaid and commercial insurance reimbursement; US Office of Inspector General (OIG) corporate integrity agreements (CIAs); program integrity administrative proceedings; and other fraud and abuse and compliance counseling. We regularly represent clients in payment disputes; litigation involving federal and state False Claims Act (including qui tam claims), Anti-Kickback Statute, and physician self-referral (Stark Law) matters; antitrust proceedings; intellectual property prosecution and litigation; public policy advocacy; and labor and employment issues.

Our team includes some of the most respected healthcare law practitioners in the United States and a number of former senior US government officials. Leveraging our lawyers’ intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the government’s executive branch, and the regulatory agencies most critical to healthcare businesses, we bring special insight and savvy to the complex challenges and opportunities that our healthcare industry clients confront in the post–healthcare reform era.