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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

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

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

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