Health Care

Chaffe McCall provides health care regulatory and compliance services, transactional and civil and criminal litigation services and advice through an integrated, multi-disciplinary team with extensive experience in most aspects of the health care spectrum. Our law practice includes experienced lawyers in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Houston, including two registered nurses.

Chaffe McCall advises and counsels clients in the following areas:

Health Care Transactions

  • Physician Groups
  • Hospital
  • Long Term Care and Senior Housing
  • Federal Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
  • Full Range of Contractual Relationships
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Divestitures & Joint Ventures
  • Entity Formation
  • Health Care Financing and Tax
  • Antitrust
  • Real Estate
  • ACO Post-Acute Services

Fraud and Abuse

  • Stark Law
  • Anti-Kickback Statute
  • False Claims Act and Qui Tam
  • Unfair Trade Practices

Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management Counseling – assist clients with prevention, detection, investigation, management, and resolution of potential violations and help clients navigate the complex set of laws, regulations, and standards to which health care providers and suppliers are subject, including:

  • Billing, Coding and Reimbursement
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
  • Unfair Trade Practice
  • Clinical Research
  • Licensure, Certification, and Accreditation
  • Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)

Litigation and Governmental Investigations

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Health Care Fraud Investigations
  • Business Disputes
  • Office of Inspector General (OIG) and Administrative Appeals
  • Manufacturer Liability
  • False Claims Act and Qui Tam Defense
  • Labor & Employment

Dispute Resolution

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Peer Review Hearings

Health Information

  • HIPAA Privacy and Data Protection
  • Medical Records
  • Telemedicine

Reimbursement Audits, License, and Certification

  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Managed Care
  • RAC and ZPIC Audits
  • State and Federal Agency Interaction
  • ERISA
  • Joint Commission

Medical Staff

  • Bylaws
  • Credentialing and Peer Review
  • Fair Hearing Process
  • HCQIA and State Law Immunity
  • National Practitioner Data Bank Issues

Featured News

  • Loan Amendments: Borrower and Lender Beware

    Wogan Bernard to co-present ABA CLE Program for Borrowers and Lenders on Loan Amendments Loan Amendments: Borrower and Lender Beware! Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET The presentation will cover the following topics: Due Diligence—What additional due…More»

  • Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans Top Lawyers

    New Orleans Magazine announced its Top Lawyers for 2017 in the recently released November 2017 issue. Once again attorneys in Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans office were recognized as “the best from among 58 specialties.” The full list of those recognized…More»

  • Chaffe McCall Welcomes New Attorney

    NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 6, 2017) – Chaffe McCall welcomes Rosalie M. Haug to the firm as an associate in its New Orleans office. The addition of Rosalie is a part of the firm’s ongoing regional growth and commitment to…More»

  • LSU 23rd Annual Bankruptcy Law Seminar with Messina

    Register to attend this year’s LSU Bankruptcy Law Seminar and listen to Chaffe McCall’s Bankruptcy partner, David Messina, speak on “Recent Developments in Student Loans.” This content-rich program will discuss different interpretations of “Undue Hardship.”  Particularly,  why its so easy…More»