Kansas health care providers are faced with an increasingly complex maze of federal and state regulations. The members of our health care law practice group are prepared to guide your organization through this tangle of legal requirements. Our attorneys have been recognized by national organizations as among the leading health care lawyers in the United States. Foulston Siefkin has grown to be the largest Kansas-based law firm through its commitment to provide excellent legal services promptly and efficiently. We offer health care providers a high level of expertise and service at competitive rates.
We place a premium on understanding each of our client's unique needs. Like health care providers, we understand that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Our attorneys are committed to assisting our clients with the development of measures to minimize legal exposure. We also appreciate the importance of a quick response to emergency situations. To that end, our attorneys strive to remain readily accessible to our clients.
Our health care lawyers maintain a high level of expertise regarding federal and state regulations affecting the health care industry. Our firm devotes significant resources to ensure our attorneys remain up-to-date on daily developments. At the same time, the relationship of our health care practice group with Foulston Siefkin’s other practice groups, including the taxation, general business, labor and employment, and commercial litigation groups, enhances our ability to consider all of the legal ramifications of any situation or strategy.
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Areas of RepresentationCorporate Compliance
Fraud and Abuse
Medical Staff Issues
Medicare & Medicaid Reimbursement
Ad Valorem Taxation Issues
Governmental Hospital Issues
Kansas Open Meetings/Records
PRRB Appeals & Reimbursement Matters
Professional Liability and Risk Management
Managed Care Issues
Advanced Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
Alterra Health Care
Anesthesia Associates of Topeka P.A.
Anesthesia Consulting Services, P.A.
Beloit Medical Center
Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital
Cancer Center of Kansas, P.A.
Coffey County Hospital
Cypress Heart, P.A.
Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.
Emergency Services of Kansas, P.A.
Galichia Heart Hospital
Galichia Medical Group, P.A.
Goodland Regional Medical Center
Hays Medical Center, Inc.
Heart Hospitals of America
Horizon Health Corporation
Hutchinson Regional Medical Center
Integrated Health Foundation
Johnson County Dialysis Center
Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute
Kansas City Urology Care, P.A.
Kansas Health Foundation
Kansas Joint & Spine Institute
Kansas Orthopedic Center, P.A.
Leavenworth County Dialysis Center
Manhattan Surgical Hospital, LLC
Mid-Kansas Physicians Assn.
Mowery Clinic of Salina, P.A.
Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center
ProActive Home Care, Inc.
Rooks County Health Center
Sandhill Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, P.A.
South Central Kansas Health Insurance Group
St. Luke Hospital & Living Center
Stanton County Hospital
Sumner Regional Medical Center
Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital
The Medical Center P.A.
The Mowery Clinic of Salina, P.A.
Valeo Behavioral Health Care
Via Christi Clinic
Via Christi Health
Wichita Surgical Specialist, P.A.
Wichita Urology Group, P.A.
Wilson County Hospital
Wyandotte County Dialysis Center
CMS Clarifies Off-Campus Provider-Based Billing Prohibition
New HIPAA Guidance Removes Roadblocks to Patient Access: But at What Cost to Providers?
CMS Issues Final 60-Day Overpayments Rule: It’s All About A Provider’s Risk Tolerance
CMS Clarifies “Incident-To” Billing Rules: Billing Physician Must Supervise Incident-To Services
CMS Offers to Settle Appeals of Denied Inpatient Claims for Hospital Stays Beginning Before October 31, 2013
ONC Focuses on HIPAA Security With Release of Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool | or
Critical Access Hospitals Beware - Come January 1, 2014, CMS Will Enforce the Direct Supervision Requirements For Outpatient Therapeutic Services
HHS Focuses on Privacy with at long last Final Regulations and New Guidance
Healthcare Providers’ Affirmative Action Obligations Take Center Stage
CMS Revises Hospital and CAH Conditions of Participation
New Interpretive Guidelines for Patient Rights Conditions of Participation
CMS Issues Proposed Overpayments Rules
HIPAA Audits Are Here: Can You Satisfy the Auditor of Your Compliance
Skilled Nursing Facilities and Nursing Homes Beware: Health Care Reform Changes How Facilities Approach Compliance
HIPAA: Recent Penalties Make Policy Review a Great Idea
Amendments to the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception to the Stark Law
Red Flags Clarification: Physicians Exempt
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") Modifies the Physician Supervision Requirements for Hospital Outpatient Therapeutic Services
Legal Affairs: Patient Visitation Rights
HHS Issues HITECH Guidance
IRS Again Warns Charities About Political Campaign Activity
CMS Publishes 2009 IPPS Rule with Significant Stark Law Changes
Phase III of the Final Stark Law Regulations Released by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
New ACA FAQs Clarify the Preventive care mandate
Federal legislation would clarify wellness plan treatment under ADA and GINA
New IRS Q&As clarify ACA reporting issues
Supreme Court upholds AVA tax credits in federal exhanges
The Save American Workers Act
No More inference of contractual right to lifetime retiree health benefits
ACA back in front of the Supreme Court
An ACA anniversary
Considering the scope and impact of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision
HIPPA settlement highlights focus on security concerns
New 125 plan election change addresses key AVA concern
New ACA FAQ addresses elimination of contraceptive coverage
PCORI fee increases slightly
2015 inflation adjusted amounts for HSAs and HDHPs
HHS addresses same-sex spouses under HIPPA
IRS and HHS rein in minimum value plans
CMS offers to settle appeals of denied inpatient claims for hospital stays beginning before October 31, 2013
ONC focuses on HIPPA Security with releease of Security Risk Assessment Tool
CMS FAQ clarity HIPAA health plan identifier (HPID) requirement
CMS indefinitely delays HPID implementation
IRS clarifies impact of health FSA carryover on HSA eligibility
Dealing With Fraud and Abuse Issues in Today’s Health Care Climate (KAHCE)
Telemedicine 101 (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
Are You Packing? Concealed Carry in Healthcare Facilities (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
Dealing with Difficult Physicians (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
I'm Conflicted: Handling Conflicts of Interest & Other Governance Issues (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
CMS Giveth: New Revenue Sources for Physician Practices (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
CMS Taketh Away: Readmissions & Inpatient Denials (Fouslton Siefkin LLP)
Keep Your Friends Close...Physician-Hospital Collaboration (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
HIPAA Hostility: Breach Notification, Audits & Enforcement (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
Overpayments: Risks, Reporting, and Returning (Great Plains)
Top Ten Reasons to Love the ACA (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
Who’s to Know? Reporting & Repaying Overpayments (Foulston Siefkin)
EHR Hazards: Personal Mobile Devices, The Cloud, Password Sharing, and More (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
Employment Law Update (Foulston Siefkin LLP)
Providers Beware: CMS Issues Proposed Overpayments Rules and They Are Not What We Expected (KMGMA)
Healthcare Reform and Its Affect on Rural Healthcare Providers (Hays Medical Center)
Overview of the New Health Care Reform Act: Patient Protection and Affordable Care and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Acts of 2010 ("PPACH") (Wichita Bar Association)
HIPAA - Anatomy of a Citation (Foulston Siefkin)
Physician Agreements: Special Concerns (Kansas Bar Association)
The Specialty Hospital vs. Acute Care Hospital Debate: Where It’s Headed (Kansas Bar Association)
Doctors Are Suppliers, Too: The Impact of Williamson v. Amrani’s Ruling That Physicians Are Subject to the Kansas Consumer Protection Act (Kansas Bar Association)