St. Cloud Healthcare Law Attorneys

Modern healthcare providers continually encounter complex and changing issues. Alert, proactive, and experienced legal counsel is essential for healthcare professionals to maintain quality and efficiency in their healthcare delivery.

With over 50 years of continuous experience in healthcare law, Hughes Mathews, P.A. is one of few Minnesota firms outside the Twin Cities with extensive healthcare practice experience, including accreditation, governance, corporate law, patient consent, data disclosure, medical records, and medical staff issues, such as organization, operation, credentialing, and physician contracting, affiliated business organizations and operational issues, compliance, payer contracting, regulatory issues, such as antitrust, fraud and abuse, tax exemption, and tax-exempt bond financing, and the evolutionary developments of new delivery organizations.

Our firm's experience in business, nonprofit, corporate, commercial and employee law, as well as our concentration in healthcare issues, enables us to provide full-service representation to our healthcare clients.

Our experience includes representation and consultation on behalf of healthcare clients in the following areas:

  • Government investigation and litigation
  • Trade practice and antitrust matters
  • Litigation concerning employment issues and claims
  • The Minnesota employee drug testing statute
  • Software licensing agreements and disputes
  • Federal Healthcare Quality Improvement Act (Peer Review)
  • False Claims Act and qui tam defense
  • Employment contracts regarding executive and professional employees
  • Purchase and sale of professional practices and healthcare facilities
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Minnesota's Health Care Review Organization Act (Peer Review)
  • Reporting provisions of the National Practitioner Data Bank
  • Organization and governance of for-profit and nonprofit healthcare entities, including corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, and limited liability companies
  • Formation and organization of healthcare delivery systems
  • Intellectual property issues, including copyright, trade secrets, and agreements restricting practice and employment
  • Data disclosure issues, including development of data storage and retrieval systems
  • Medicare fraud and abuse
  • Stark and anti-kickback law issues
  • Tax-exempt organization, formation, and qualification for tax exemption
  • Real estate matters, including commercial real estate, acquisition, sale, financing, development, and environmental concerns, as well as the negotiation and drafting of commercial lease agreements
  • Negotiation of medical equipment purchase contracts and product defect disputes
  • Patient billing and collections issues, including compliance with consumer regulations
  • Other healthcare law matters, including, but not limited to bond financing, presentation of seminars on healthcare issues, hospital/physician contracts, and others

Contact Our St. Cloud Healthcare Law Attorneys

From our office in St. Cloud, we serve clients throughout central Minnesota. To schedule a consultation with a St. Cloud healthcare lawyer at Hughes Mathews, call 320-200-1206 or contact us by email.