Advising Health Care Providers Across Montana

Garlington, Lohn & Robinson, PLLP, has a long tradition of advising and successfully representing health care providers in all aspects of health care law throughout Montana and the region. Given the breadth of our health care practice, our attorneys are frequently asked to provide risk management seminars for physicians, hospitals and insurance companies. And, since 1994, we have written a legal column several times a year for the Montana Medical Association.

Health Care Transactions, Administration And Credentialing

Our transactional attorneys advise health care providers in all aspects of the business side of health care, including:

  • Business entity formation and organization
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers
  • Tax planning
  • Contracting
  • Health care employment law
  • Health care contracts
  • Health care and hospital administration
  • Professional licensing and credentialing

The firm's typical clients include physician practices, nursing homes, surgery centers, home health agencies, hospice facilities, rehabilitation facilities, non-profit health care organizations, individual doctors, nurses and therapists, and other health care providers.

Health Care Regulations And Compliance

The health care industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the United States. Our attorneys provide guidance to health care providers on the numerous federal and state regulations, including advice regarding compliance with:

  • Health care privacy and HIPAA
  • Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)
  • Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA)
  • Anti-kickback laws
  • Electronic medical records and security regulations
  • Blood and Tissue Shield Law

Health Care Investigations And Risk Management

Our lawyers have represented health care providers in state and federal investigations and proceedings. To avoid sanctions and external investigations, we help providers conduct risk management audits and consult with them on range of issues, including hospital privileges, credentialing, anti-trust concerns, rural hospital matters, peer review, licensing, due diligence, and physician and professional contracting.

Our practice also includes negotiating financial arrangements and facilitating mediation and legal counseling between and among various health care practice groups or entities.

Contact Our Health Care Lawyers For Counsel Today

From health care contracts to internal audits, licensing issues and complex litigation, Garlington, Lohn & Robinson can handle any health care-related business or legal matter. Call our Missoula health care law lawyers at 406-523-2500 or complete the online form for a prompt response.