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Legal Services

General Counsel West, PC provides strategic legal advice for healthcare companies, through five capability areas.

Outside General Counsel

  • For emerging and fast-growing healthcare companies
  • Broad-based counsel tailored to help you grow
  • We become a team member and a partner
  • We invest in understanding your business and industry
  • We help guide you at all stages of your company’s life cycle from formation through growth, maturity and even exit
  • When your company requires full-time legal support, we can help you plan the structure and obtain the resources that are optimal for your situation

Health Plan Contracting

  • We have unique and unparalleled expertise in negotiating fee-for-service, shared savings, and capitated payor contracts on behalf of individual providers, independent physician associations, medical groups, physician hospital organizations, and management services organizations
  • As both legal advisors and business partners, we help assess and maximize your leverage in negotiating contract language to protect your current and future business interests.
  • To date, we have advised providers on health plan contracts worth in excess of $5 billion

Health Care Compliance

  • More critical than ever to develop and maintain an effective regulatory compliance program
  • We have guided our clients at every stage of Compliance Program implementation, from creating new programs to ensuring that existing programs meet all requirements
  • We also assist with compliance training and ongoing compliance counseling
  • Our compliance experts have vast experience handling compliance matters involving revenue cycle compliance issues (e.g., billing and coding, government audits) as well as privacy compliance issues

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • If you are in acquisition mode, we can help you through the process
  • We have expertise in helping clients navigate and resolve regulatory issues in healthcare transactions
  • One of our core competencies is leading companies through legal due diligence and the coordination of the legal aspects of transactions from start to finish
  • For small to medium-sized acquisitionswe offer an alternative when a larger law firm may lead to overkill
  • For very large transactionswe partner with you and outside counsel to get the best overall results

Support for the General Counsel

  • Extra capacity for general counsels who have too much to do in too little time (which describes every general counsel we have ever met who works in the healthcare space)
  • Having been in-house, we think like GCs and can provide support on a wide-range of legal projects, including leading or participating on cross-functional teams and/or managing outside counsel
  • We help get work done while simultaneously putting processes in place to make future projects more efficient