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We focus on minimizing risk so you can focus on quality health care

Strobl & Sharp, P.C. has a long and successful record of shouldering the issues and concerns of our health care clients so they can focus on providing quality care. We help all types of health care organizations such as dental practices, medical practices, hospitals, urgent care facilities, hospitals, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, assisted living centers, hospice organizations, and urgent care providers.

Our goal is to protect an organization’s financial and intellectual property, minimize risks and ultimately save money by avoiding litigation. Our attorneys’ deep expertise in health care law lands us on the boards of many of our clients. Our health care clients have found it very worthwhile to have our guidance on their executive-level decisions and the long-range implications of them. Big or small, provider or payer, group or sole practitioner, we have the health care law expertise to guide you through the health care regulatory maze.

Assistance with health care concerns and regulatory issues

We know the health care industry revolves around providing the best care, not just profitability. Some of our attorneys are designated health care accreditation specialists. We believe teaching and guiding organizations on how to give the best care according to the complex regulations is the best business prevention.

We provide a full range of health care law expertise including:

  • Consulting on preventative compliance and navigating regulations with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and Stark Law provisions
  • Assisting with surveys, licensing and certifications
  • Defending against compliance issues with federal and state authorities
  • Developing plans for administering Medicare and Medicaid programs
  • Assisting with audits and investigations by third-party payers and federal and state governmental agencies
  • Reviewing contractual arrangements for compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law
  • Providing help with operational agreements such as admission agreements, advance directives, HIPAA privacy policies, employee handbooks, and employment contracts

Assistance with general business needs

We work for all sizes of health care organizations from startups to mature companies. Our attorneys provide a full range of business services, including:

  • Advising on the formation of corporations and limited-liability corporations
  • Structuring physician practice acquisitions, retirements or other buy-outs
  • Assisting in mergers, acquisitions of assets, leases, management agreements and other affiliations
  • Analyzing state and local tax issues and developing strategic tax plans
  • Managing the purchase of a building or the establishment of a property management company
  • Handling latent property defects that are not readily discoverable
  • Negotiating real estate sales, loans and equipment leases
  • Advising on personnel and employment-related issues, including dismissals and wrongful terminations, discrimination claims, as well as Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Michigan Employment Security Commission (MESC) claims
  • Resolution of landlord and tenant disputes
  • Assisting with loan defaults, workout and out-of-court restructuring, liquidations, collections, foreclosures, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy
  • Counseling on ERISA