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Laboratories

Fenton Law Group represents a large number of diagnostic imaging and testing centers facilities and is known for its depth of experience in accomplishing the goals of its diagnostic imaging and testing facility clients. Fenton Law Group counsels and assists diagnostic imaging and testing facilities on a wide range of business, regulatory, and strategic challenges, including:

Business Transactions

  • Formation of corporations and corporate governance
  • Formation of management companies
  • Accountable care organizations (ACO’s)
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Management service agreements
  • Managed care contracts

Regulatory Defense

  • Medical Board investigations
  • DEA audits and investigations
  • Reimbursement audits and investigations by private and governmental payors
    • ZPIC and RAC audits
    • Office of Inspector General audits
    • Safeguard Services audits
    • Palmetto GBA audits

Compliance

  • Corporate practice of medicine
  • Physician supervision
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal credentialing
  • Medicare Anti-Markup rule
  • Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance
  • HIPAA and state patient data privacy and security requirements
  • Audit risk assessment
  • Informed consent and patient agreements
  • Documentation of medical necessity

Litigation

  • Licensure defense and appeals
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal appeals
  • Payor and reimbursement disputes
  • Overpayment appeals
  • False Claims Act/qui tam whistle-blower litigation defense
  • Business and employment litigation
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal exclusions and suspensions
  • Lawsuit defense