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

  • Zachary Miller Joins Chaffe McCall

    Baton Rouge, LA (September 16, 2020) – Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.  welcomes Zachary S. Miller to its litigation practice. Zach joins the firm’s Baton Rouge office as an Associate focusing on commercial litigation and appellate practice.  He is a highly regarded…More»

  • Update: Lake Charles Office – Full Remote Operations

    Although our Lake Charles office building has suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Laura, which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane, we are happy to report that all Chaffe McCall personnel in the Lake Charles area are safe.  During this time, all client files have…More»

  • Chaffe McCall Listed Second Oldest New Orleans Area Company by CityBusiness

    Despite wars, depressions, and recessions, few area companies have managed to position themselves in the legal market to stand the test of time.  Chaffe McCall, however, was recently listed by CityBusiness magazine among New Orleans area businesses who have been able to keep up with the rapid pace…More»

  • Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year 2021

    NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 21, 2020) – Chaffe McCall congratulates its attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021.  We are proud to have them recognized yet again by fellow peers for this prestigious ranking which is one of…More»