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

  • Message from the Managing Partner

    To our clients, friends, and Chaffe family, We hope this note finds you and your loved ones safe. Our hearts go out to those feeling the impacts of Hurricane Ida, including the attorneys and staff in our Louisiana offices. We…More»

  • Update: New Orleans – Full Remote Operations

    Due to the effects of Hurricane Ida, and for the safety of our staff, Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans office will be operating remotely until it is safe to return to our office on September 6, 2021. New Orleans is fully operational…More»

  • Chaffe McCall Attorney Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers 2022

    Regional law firm Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. is proud to announce that E. Howell Crosby,a partner in its New Orleans office, has been named “Lawyer of the Year” on The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 list. An additional 29 Chaffe McCall…More»

  • CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class includes Chaffe Attorneys

    Chaffe McCall attorneys Leah Engelhardt and Peter Rotolo are members of the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2021. CityBusiness selects only fifty legal professionals each year for this honor in recognition of their professional and civic accomplishments….More»