A healthcare provider (also known as health professional or health practitioner) is an individual or entity that provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services to people, families or communities. In short, they are the foundation of a healthy society. At Davis & Wojcik, we understand that health care providers should be free to devote their time to providing competent and compassionate treatment for patients. Which is why we provide legal a vast array of legal services devoted to providing healthcare professionals with relief from issues that can often distract and disrupt business operations.
Our knowledgeable Hemet and Temecula healthcare lawyers offer proactive guidance and responsive leadership in practice areas that directly affect your company such as:
Employment law matters: According to the Riverside County Economic Development Agency, the healthcare industry is one of the largest employers in Riverside County, surpassed only by the county government and local school districts. At Davis & Wojcik, we provide legal defense against employment related claims, including wrongful termination and discrimination claims.
Business Services: The experienced Hemet and Temecula employment lawyers at Davis & Wojcik provide a number of business services that are especially beneficial to healthcare providers. These services include employee handbooks, workplace investigations and facilitating terminations and layoffs.
License defense: Whether it is front of the Medical Board of California or California Board of Registered Nursing, Davis & Wojcik can help medical professionals keep their license. If you are in jeopardy of losing your career because of false accusation, there is not time to waste. The potential loss of a license is a serious matter and that requires a skilled attorney.
Business litigation: The healthcare provider lawyers of Davis & Wojcik are experienced in complex litigation can provide meaningful representation in a variety circumstances, including civil tort claims including breach of contract, misrepresentation, unfair business practices, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and interference with business.
Regulatory requirements: The healthcare industry is highly regulated by Federal, state and local regulatory agencies. In addition, many areas are subject to the scrutiny of private organizations. These oversights affect rankings or certification of quality.
Compliance issues: The healthcare industry must also comply with a growing number of laws such as the Healthcare Quality Improvement Act of 1986 (HCQIA), Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA) of 2005, and Affordable Care Act of 2010. This is in addition to the laws governing Medicare and Medicaid. Thankfully, Davis & Wojcik provides research services that assist healthcare providers and administrators in remaining compliant with these laws.
Insurance and third-party payer disputes: At Davis & Wojcik, we understand business. As with any business, top-notch medical services can only continue for long as payments remain current. Therefore, the Temecula and Hemet healthcare lawyers at Davis & Wojcik offer services aimed at resolving insurance and third-party payer disputes.
If you are a healthcare professional or administrator in need of the expert assistance of our qualified legal team, you can contact Davis & Wojcik by calling (951) 587-2222 or submitting a message through our online contact form.