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

  • Firm Continues Growth of its Insurance Practice…

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  • Michael Carleton selected 2022 Top Lawyers of Acadiana

    Congratulations to Chaffe McCall attorney, Michael Carleton, for being selected once again in the Top Lawyers List of Acadiana Profile magazine for the Real Estate law category. The 2022 list recognizes the top attorneys in the Acadiana region of Louisiana….More»

  • Walter Becker Speaks at 2022 White Collar Crime Symposium

    The past decade has witnessed dramatic changes in the global white collar enforcement landscape.  Walter Becker, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, will participate in the “14th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium,” hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association. …More»

  • Louisiana Bar Journal Features Zach Miller article on Space Law

    Space Law for the Louisiana Practitioner: 37 Years Later By Zach Miller | From The Louisiana Bar Journal | February/March 2022 Throughout undergraduate studies and law school, I developed a niche interest in the field of space law  that is,…More»