Kim helps institutional and individual clients structure and document healthcare transactions, including:
- Services contracts
- Joint ventures
- Practice and network formations
- Mergers and acquisitions
Additionally, he advises and helps clients respond to compliance questions or concerns, including:
- Federal and state fraud and abuse laws
- Privacy requirements
- Reimbursement rules
- Licensing regulations
Kim represents clients in internal, administrative, and judicial proceedings, including licensing, credentialing and peer review, and government investigations and audits.
Typical Healthcare Transactions
Draft physician and midlevel employment and services contracts for hospitals and multi-specialty groups.
Draft HIPAA policies, forms, and business associate agreements.
Negotiate and document acquisition and sale of physician practices by hospitals and others.
Structure and document clinically integrated networks.
Structure management arrangements between hospitals, physician groups, and independent management companies.
Create joint ventures between hospital systems and provider organizations.
Review and advise hospitals and other providers on compliance issues, including Stark, Anti-Kickback, HIPAA, CMPL, EKRA, EMTALA, etc.
Prepare HIPAA policies, forms, and business associate agreements for clients and others.
Create model compliance plans for industry organizations and individual facilities.
Administrative and Judicial Proceedings
Advise clients concerning self-disclosures, repayments, and resolutions with state and federal agencies.
Respond to OCR investigations for alleged HIPAA violations.
Defend facilities and individuals in adverse licensure actions by state boards or survey agencies.
Represent hospitals and medical staff leadership in credentialing proceedings and litigation.
Navigate and negotiate resolution of payment dispute with federal and state Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Draft medical staff and governing board bylaws for industry associations and individual facilities.
Train boards concerning fiduciary and compliance obligations.
Respond to laws governing public hospitals such as Open Meeting Laws and Public Record Acts.