Hospital Representation

Abrams Fensterman represents a diverse group of health care clients including hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers in all facets of their businesses. We have extensive experience working with hospitals and multiprovider networks as outside general counsel or special counsel to address all of their legal needs on an ongoing basis, including:

  • Federal and state regulatory matters, including licensing and Certificate of Need applications
  • Stark, and fraud and abuse counseling
  • Corporate compliance program development and implementation including audits and self-disclosures
  • Audits, surveys and government investigations
  • Managed care contracting including fee-for-service and risk agreements with managed care providers
  • Medical staff issues including bylaws, internal due process and discipline hearings, litigation, and Office of Professional Medical Conduct, Office of Professional Discipline and National Practitioner Data Bank reporting
  • Residency training accreditation matters including strategic planning, program information form reviews, surveys, responding to proposed adverse accreditation decisions, and appeals
  • Reimbursement and payment issues
  • Commercial litigation, including contractual disputes
  • Medical malpractice defense
  • HIPAA compliance
  • IPA formation and representation
  • Physician and other provider agreements
  • Research compliance advice
  • Joint Commission issues
  • Discharge planning and payment recovery counseling to resolve complex patient discharge, treatment and payment issues
  • Physician practice issues including restructuring physician practices due to acquisition or divestiture
  • Guardianships under Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 and Surrogate's Court Procedure Act Article 17A
  • Mental hygiene hearings and counseling including retention, Kendra's Law/assisted outpatient treatment, and medication and ECT over objection hearings
  • Patient treatment issues including DNR, Health Care Proxy and withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment
  • Vendor agreements
  • Electronic medical records
  • Corporate and tax matters including not-for profit and tax-exemption issues
  • Capital project development and financing
  • Immigration matters
  • Workers' compensation and no-fault payment recovery

For further information about any aspect of our hospital representation services, please contact our law firm on Long Island at 516-328-2300, in Brooklyn at 718-215-5300, Manhattan at 212-279-9200, White Plains at 914-607-7010 or Rochester, New York, at 585-218-9999, to schedule an initial consultation.


Carolyn Reinach Wolf

Michael Gurman

Ayman H. Soliman

Patrick Formato

Barbara Stegun Phair

Douglas K. Stern

Eric Broutman

Jamie A. Rosen

Greg Stoller

Jordan Fensterman