Heathcare Law

The healthcare industry is one of the most widely regulated sectors in the United States. Healthcare providers must navigate not only the state and federal laws applicable to all businesses but also comply with complex industry-specific requirements.

Our Healthcare Law Attorneys

At Kramer Rayson LLP, we recognize our clients’ need for prompt access to experienced lawyers who can provide sound advice in this dynamic area of law. Our healthcare law team includes:

  • Warren L. Gooch
  • Charles M. Finn
  • John E. Winters
  • Shannon Coleman Egle
  • Bryce E. Fitzgerald

Our Services

Our firm currently represents healthcare systems, community hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and specialty care providers in a broad spectrum of matters, including:

  • Certificate of Need and Licensing Issues
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Joint Ventures
  • HIPAA Compliance, Stark, and Anti-Kickback Matters Involving Fraud and Abuse
  • Operational and Regulatory Matters for Hospitals and Other Facilities
  • Physician Practice Transactions
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Labor and Employment Matters
  • Contracts for Physician Services
  • General Corporate and Entity Matters
  • Compliance Program Development and Counseling
  • Third-Party Payer Relations
  • Immigration Matters
  • Tax Exemption Issues
  • Real Estate Transactions and Development
  • Business Restructuring and Reorganization
  • Defending Healthcare Providers Against Professional Liability Claims

Representing Tennessee Hospitals and Other Facilities

Kramer Rayson LLP represents and advises individual hospitals and healthcare systems in various transactional and regulatory matters. Our firm has extensive experience in pursuing and objecting to Certificate of Need applications and obtaining determinations that projects may proceed without a Certificate of Need.

Our attorneys advise hospitals and healthcare systems on physician recruitment arrangements, tax-exempt issues, peer review, and credentialing issues. This includes developing medical staff bylaws and employment agreements for physicians and non-physician practitioners. Additionally, our firm has broad experience in structuring purchases of physician practices, selling hospital divisions or departments, and overseeing hospital mergers and joint ventures.

Representing Physicians and Practice Management Companies

Kramer Rayson LLP also has substantial experience representing physicians, physician organizations, and physician practice management companies in a wide array of matters. These range from corporate practice and regulatory compliance to third-party payer contracting and hospital relationships.

We have represented clients in the purchase and sale of physician practices from and to other medical groups and hospitals. Additionally, we regularly assist clients with physician recruitment and compensation arrangements to ensure compliance with federal healthcare law.

Contact Us

Schedule a consultation by calling Kramer Rayson LLP in Knoxville or Oak Ridge, Tennessee, at 865-525-5134. You can also contact us online. Let our experienced team guide you through the complexities of healthcare law.


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