Practice Areas

Health Law Practice Areas

Weaver Johnston & Nelson, PLLC has extensive experience advising health care providers on various issues, including matters implicating the following:

  • The Federal Anti-Kickback Statute
  • The Physician Self-Referral Law/Stark Law
  • The Texas Illegal Remuneration Statute (a/k/a the Texas Anti-Kickback Statute)
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”)
  • The False Claims Act
  • The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active labor Act (“EMTALA”)
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

We have particular experience in the following areas of health care:

  • Hospital Operations and Regulatory Compliance
  • Physician-Owned Hospitals
  • Free Standing Emergency Departments
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Medicare Enrollment, Changes of Ownership, Changes of Information
  • Hospital/Physician Alignment Strategies
  • Bundled Payments and Narrow Networks
  • Clinically Integrated Networks
  • Joint Ventures and Business Affiliations
  • Private Offerings
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Hospital Administration
  • Management of Physician Groups and Independent Physician Associations
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Corporate Practice of Medicine Compliance
  • Hospital Operations (general acute care, psychiatric and rehabilitation)
  • Licensing, Certification and Accreditation
  • Reimbursement and Payor Audits
  • Corporate Compliance Programs
  • Compliance with Fraud and Abuse Laws, and Physician Self-Referral Laws
  • Population Health
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation

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