Health Law


Attorneys in the Hart Wagner health law group provide comprehensive legal services to our healthcare-provider clients, and their practices. In addition to defending medical professionals in litigation and disciplinary proceedings, we regularly assist with ongoing operations and help address business concerns.

There are few firms that know the healthcare industry like Hart Wagner.

Our clients include:
Hospitals and health systems
Assisted living facilities
Physician practices and medical clinics
Nurses, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners
Academic medical centers
Imaging centers
Dental practices and clinics
Mental health practitioners
Physical therapists
Ambulatory surgery centers
Birthing centers
Naturopathic and chiropractic offices
Medical laboratories

We regularly assist and represent healthcare professionals with:

Business formation
Contract drafting and review (vendors, electronic medical records, leases)
COVID-19 compliance
Employment, Independent contractor, and Separation agreements
Employment matters (advice and litigation)
Hospital privileges
Evaluating insurance and liability exposure
Medical staff bylaws
Peer-review issues and fair hearings
Licensing and credentialing matters
Health insurance panel membership
Telemedicine expertise
Regulatory Compliance (state and federal)
– False Claims Act inquires
– Physician Self-Referral (“Stark Law”) issues
– Anti-Kickback Statute evaluations
– Medicare Exclusion/Fraud issues