Comprehensive Counsel

As a full service law firm, Lewis Rice has the capability to provide custom, comprehensive counsel beyond common health care issues. Legal services provided to our health care clients also include traditional corporate, real estate, tax, labor, and litigation matters specific to their needs and sometimes include the following:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Corporate reorganizations and joint ventures
  • Provider licensing and accreditation issues
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement
  • Health care vendor and service contracts
  • Certificate-of-need issues
  • HIPAA and privacy issues
  • Health care policy and procedure development
  • Medical consents, advance directives, and other issues of patient care
  • Medical litigation
  • Risk management issues peculiar to health care institutions
  • Labor and employment issues including union organizing activities and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Insurance issues concerning both the coverage of medical costs and protection against general comprehensive, professional, and D&O liabilities
  • Administrative hearings before health care agencies
  • Pension and compensation issues
  • Formation of hospital-sponsored and physician-owned single- and multi-specialty physician group practices
  • Tax-exempt bond financing
  • Compliance with rules governing tax-exempt organizations
  • Environmental issues affecting health care institutions
Firm Highlights
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Brian P. Pezza Discusses Vaccination Considerations for Employees in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Article

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Paul R. Himmelstein Joins Lewis Rice Kansas City Office

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COVID-19 Rescue Plan Act Expands Paid Leave Availability but Does Not Revive Employer Mandates

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Supreme Court Decision Provides Good News for Creditors

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Diversity & Inclusion

Two Lewis Rice Members Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

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Meghan S. Largent and Lindsay S. C. Brinton Negotiate $700,000 Award to Cobb County, Georgia Landowners in Rails-to-Trails Case

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Brian P. Pezza Gives Advice on Vaccination Acceptance in the Workforce in Society for Human Resource Management Article

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Jeremy P. Brummond’s Article on Waivers of Consequential Damages is Published in Construction Executive

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David W. Sweeney Interviewed in Realtime REALTOR® Podcast on Changes to Elections in the City of St. Louis

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Fatima G. Khan Elected President of South Asian Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

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Kansas City Office of Lewis Rice Names New Member

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Have You Done Your Annual CCPA Housekeeping?

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New York State Regulator Discourages Ransomware Payments and Publishes New Cyber Insurance Risk Framework

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Temporary COBRA Changes Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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Lewis Rice Wins Significant Victory for Atlanta Landowners Impacted by the Belt Line Rail-Trail

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Lindsay S. C. Brinton and Meghan S. Largent Negotiate $1.4 Million Settlement for Landowners along Legacy Trail

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Jerina D. Phillips Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Advice for Employers in St. Louis Magazine Article

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Diversity & Inclusion

Lewis Rice Member Ronald A. Norwood Serves on Missouri Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyers of Color to Establish Diversity, Inclusion Programs

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City of St. Louis 2021 Primary Municipal Election: Meet the Candidates

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Virginia Passes Sweeping Data Privacy Legislation Similar to CCPA and GDPR

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