Health Care Law - Maynes, Braford, Shipps, Shefftel LLP

Health Care Law

The attorneys at Maynes, Bradford, Shipps & Sheftel, LLP have extensive experience and expertise in the field of health care law. We assist our clients with many areas of health care law including, Indian Self-Determination Act contracting of tribal health care facilities, drafting medical staff and hospital operational policies, providing advice and representation of hospital personnel management, and compliance with federal and tribal health care regulations. Our health care law practice involves working with federal and tribal agencies as well as attorneys and staff at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of General Counsel. Representative examples of the firm’s work in this area include:

  • Redrafting medical staff bylaws and assisting the medical staff in the conduct of professional review actions and reporting to the National Practitioner Data Bank
  • Drafting hospital personnel policies and assisting in the implementation of those policies
  • Providing advice to hospitals and clinics on funding issues, compliance with federal regulations, such as the Stark Law, the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986, the Indian Health Care Improvement Act and EMTALA, and drafting and reviewing contracts on a wide-variety of health care-related issues
  • Drafting hospital and clinic operational policies, including contract review policies, financial and procurement policies, and medical staff rules and regulations
  • Advising hospitals on Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services audit procedures
  • Drafting responses to deficiencies identified by Joint Commission and CMS auditors

Patricia A. Hall