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Physicians

Fenton Law Group’s experience in representing physicians is unrivaled. For over 25 years, Fenton Law Group attorneys have been on the forefront of physician representation: from representing individual physicians in licensing, credentialing, and reimbursement proceedings to advising large managed care physician organizations and everything in between.  Our attorneys bring a remarkable depth of knowledge about the challenges and opportunities facing physicians and physician organizations. Our physician attorneys know the regulatory enforcement issues of physician practice inside out, and have the experience and expertise to develop effective solutions to ensure physician compliance. Whether you are a solo physician, a medical group, a large physician network, a primary care provider, or a subspecialist, Fenton Law Group’s doctor lawyers have the experience and expertise to guide you in the widest range of regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters.

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Subspecialists

Fenton Law Group represents a large number of physician subspecialists and is known for its depth of experience in accomplishing the goals of its physician subspecialist clients. Fenton Law Group counsels and assists physician subspecialist providers across a wide range of business, regulatory, and strategic challenges, including:

Business Transactions

  • Formation of professional corporations
  • Formation of management companies
  • Accountable care organizations (ACO’s)

Regulatory Defense

  • Medical Board investigations
  • DEA audits and investigations
  • Reimbursement audits and investigations by private and government payors

Compliance

  • Corporate practice of medicine
  • Credentialing and peer review
  • Informed consent and patient agreements
  • Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal compliance
  • HIPAA and state patient data privacy and security requirements
  • Audit risk assessment

Litigation

  • Licensure defense and appeals
  • DEA license 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
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Pain Management

Fenton Law Group represents physicians who specialize in pain management and is known for its depth of experience in accomplishing the goals of its pain management clients. Fenton Law Group counsels and assists pain management physicians across a wide range of business, regulatory, and strategic challenges, including:

Business Transactions

  • Formation of professional corporations
  • Formation of management companies

Regulatory Defense

  • Medical Board investigations
  • DEA audits and investigations
  • Reimbursement audits and investigations by government payors

Compliance

  • Pain management policies and procedures
  • Controlled substance prescribing requirements
  • Documentation of chronic pain and treatment plans
  • Informed consent and controlled substances patient agreement
  • Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal compliance
  • HIPAA and state patient data privacy and security requirements
  • Audit risk assessment

Litigation

  • Licensure defense and appeals
  • DEA license 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
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Integrative Health Providers

Fenton Law Group represents integrative health systems and is known for its depth of experience in accomplishing the goals of its integrated health provider clients.  Fenton Law Group counsels and assists integrated health providers across a wide range of business, regulatory, and strategic challenges, including:

Business transactions

  • Formation of accountable care organizations
  • Formation of management companies
  • Purchase and sale of medical practices
  • Health system contracts
  • Managed care contracts

Regulatory Defense

  • Medical Board investigations and defense
  • DEA investigations and defense
  • Peer review and medical staff
  • Reimbursement audits and investigations by government payors

Compliance

  • Corporate compliance programs
  • Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal compliance
  • HIPAA and state patient data privacy and security requirements
  • Physician extenders and scope of practice
  • Audit risk assessment
  • Employment law

Litigation

  • Credentialing and peer review disputes
  • Licensure defense and appeals
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal provider enrollment 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