Healthcare

The Healthcare Practice group at Katz & Korin, PC represents clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individual providers. The range of services offered includes insurance issues and regulatory compliance, patent, drug and medical device litigation,  physician advice and counsel, professional liability defense, as well as risk management and professional licensing.

The committed professionals on this team have the experience and up to date savvy to be sure that your business and healthcare related litigation needs of all kinds will be met efficiently with the goal of being sure you have the information and strategic planning in hand to best direct our representation to meet your goals.

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY DEFENSE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Katz & Korin, PC is proud to provide strong and effective representation for physicians throughout the state of Indiana.

Our services for physicians start with risk management analysis for practices to achieve efficiency and best practices. With a great deal of experience from an extensive professional liability defense practice, our counsel are well positioned to foresee problems before they arise. Staffing and billing practices are one area often neglected until problems are entrenched.  The opportunity to minimize exposure and maximize the benefits of a well run medical practice lets physicians concentrate on what they do best, without wasting unnecessary time. We have several attorneys who can provide representation at the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana and help navigate the consumer complaint investigation process with the Office of the Attorney General.

PHYSICIAN PRACTICE ADVICE

The business of healthcare has grown increasingly complicated, and advising physician groups on affiliation, employment, partnership,  and contract issues is an area where Katz & Korin, PC can bring value by quick diagnosis and resolution of conflicts. After all, a medical practice can only deliver its highest quality of care when the business side is running smoothly.

We advise individual physicians and physician group practices in a wide range of business areas, including labor and employment compliance issues and disputes, employment agreements, medical directorships, regulatory compliance issues (Stark and Anti-Kickback statutory compliance) and general business counseling and advice. We also assist physicians with issues relating to entity formation, the purchase or sale of a physician practice and general business transactions such as the purchase or sale of offices and facilities, the rental of business space, and the purchase or lease of business equipment.

INSURANCE

Central to Katz & Korin, PC’s health care practice long-standing experience representing insurance companies with their  broad range of legal issues, both regulatory and litigation based. Sensitive to the special concerns of publically traded companies, and closely held specialty companies alike, Katz & Korin, PC has defended matters from individual coverage claims to multi-billion dollar contracts. Within this wide range, companies seek counsel on ERISA defense, state contracting issues, bad faith allegations, and sorting out complex coverage situations in Federal and state courts.

As with every representation, Katz & Korin, PC seeks to earn the respect and trust of its clients with each encounter, and highly values the fact that Indiana’s largest companies regularly seek our counsel with their important cases.

DRUG, DEVICE, AND RELATED PATENT LITIGATION

Drug and device litigation requires the background and experience to quickly grasp the biologic terminology and medical system knowledge along with litigation experience in state and Federal courts in order to provide proper representation. With more than 25 years of experience in cases including multi-district proceedings and state court actions throughout the state,  Katz & Korin, PC, can offer whatever is needed for any case in this area. Pleased to often be working with national counsel, and enjoying long term relationships with a number of national firms along with in house counsel means that the required sensitivity to be sure that a case is prioritized as best serves the client is our starting point. Our clients value that fact.

Patent challenges and lawsuits involving generic drug introductions are also an area where Katz & Korin, PC is engaged for the same reasons. With litigation and technical facility and familiarity with the court procedures specific to patent litigation means effective counsel from the start. Katz & Korin, PC takes pride in the fact that its clients in these areas are of long-standing, since the firm’s goal is to maintain its clients’ trust that they have been well represented.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSING and REGULATION

For healthcare practitioners of all kinds, maintenance of a license in good standing of course is a basic necessity. The law changes frequently and the wealth of regulations applying to healthcare have expanded exponentially with healthcare reform at all levels. This sort of experience is especially desirable for providers transferring to Indiana, starting up health care facilities, or simply establishing a new practice or some kind, where navigating the necessary requirements pays off when it is managed properly from the start.

While no one wants to hear that there may be an investigation generated by disgruntled individuals, handing those problems so as to have the best change to defuse them early, is simply the prudent course. Katz & Korin, PC can be sure that you understand what to expect at every step from beginning to end.  And that can give you the security you need to reach the best result.

HEALTHCARE BUSINESS AND CONTRACT LAW

The business of healthcare has grown increasingly complicated, and advising physician groups on affiliation, employment, partnership,  and contract issues is an area where Katz & Korin, PC can bring value by quick diagnosis and resolution of conflicts. After all, a medical practice can only deliver its highest quality of care when the business side is running smoothly.

We advise individual physicians and physician group practices in a wide range of business areas, including labor and employment compliance issues and disputes, employment agreements, medical directorships, regulatory compliance issues (Stark and Anti-Kickback statutory compliance) and general business counseling and advice. We also assist physicians with issues relating to entity formation, the purchase or sale of a physician practice and general business transactions such as the purchase or sale of offices and facilities, the rental of business space, and the purchase or lease of business equipment.

 

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