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Health Law

The Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Health Law Practice Group represents a number of health care providers including regional and county hospitals, as well as physicians, home health agencies, nursing homes, pharmacies and a wide variety of others in dealing with the multifaceted legal issues which arise in the healthcare environment.

The Health Law Group advises clients with respect to numerous issues, including:

  • The formation and operation of healthcare delivery systems;
  • The preparation and negotiation of a variety of agreements with physicians and other healthcare professionals, network participation agreements, joint ventures, provider services agreements, and capitation agreements;
  • The structure, design, negotiation and documentation of self-insured plans, including stop loss coverage, third party administration agreements and health insurance contracts;
  • Compliance with anti-kickback, Stark, antitrust, HIPAA, and other federal and state statutes and regulations affecting health care;
  • The operational aspects of hospitals, pharmacies, nursing homes and clinics such as informed consent, policy and procedure review, medical records confidentiality, reimbursement, advance directives, employment and labor relations, compensation and benefits, credentialing and peer review, licensing board actions, medical ethics and medical staff issues;
  • Professional corporations, qualified and non-qualified retirement plans for professional corporations, and tax issues for professional corporations; and
  • Estate planning and asset protection planning for physicians.

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Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Health Law Attorneys

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Connie M. Alt (Chair) cma@shuttleworthlaw.com (319) 731-2217
Hayleigh Hansen-Boardman hhb@shuttleworthlaw.com (319) 731-2331
Tricia L. Hoffman-Simanek phs@shuttleworthlaw.com (319) 365-9461
Joseph M. Miller jmm@shuttleworthlaw.com (319) 731-2237

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Articles & Insights: Health Law

Our attorneys publish articles and alerts on relevant topics to help our clients understand the law and develop a strategy for success.

Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties

Effective as of March 15, 2020, HHS Secretary Alex Azar has exercised the authority to waive sanctions and penalties against a covered hospital that does not comply with the following
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HIPAA Privacy & Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As healthcare providers begin to see cases of COVID-19, more commonly known as Coronavirus, and prepare to treat patients who test positive, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office
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Five Tips for HIPAA-Compliant Online Engagement in Healthcare

Five Tips for HIPAA-Compliant Online Engagement in Healthcare

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently entered into a settlement agreement with a private dental practice following a violation of the HIPAA
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