We’re proud of our role in shaping health care in Maryland. In the past 50 years, we’ve represented hospitals and hospital systems, long-term care facilities, home health and hospice agencies, academic medical centers, continuing care retirement communities, multi-specialty physician groups, and other tax-exempt and for-profit health care organizations.

Our lawyers also serve on a number of health care boards, including Mercy Health Services, Healthcare for the Homeless, and Johns Hopkins Medicine.

We can advise you in all aspects of health law, including:

  • Corporate matters and governance;
  • Corporate structuring, mergers, affiliations and joint ventures;
  • Corporate compliance programs, compliance reviews and investigations, education and training, and representation of clients before governmental agencies, including the HHS Office of Inspector General;
  • Hospital and physician relationships, including physician practice acquisitions, recruiting and employment, all in the context of the federal anti-kickback statute, Stark law, and state referral laws;
  • Health planning and licensure issues, including certificates of need; 
  • Privacy issues under federal and state laws, including HIPAA;
  • Medical staff matters, including medical staff bylaws and hospital/medical staff relations and disputes; 
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and payor reimbursement regulations and policies;
  • Financing of health facilities, including conventional loans, tax-exempt and taxable bond financing, and tax-exempt and taxable lease financing;
  • Tax issues specific to non-profit tax-exempt health care entities;
  • Human resource issues in the health care industry;
  • Real estate matters; and
  • Litigation and risk management.

Attorney Spotlight

Peter E. Keith

Partner

410.347.1338

pkeith@gejlaw.com

Peter has been a member of Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP since 1989. He joined the firm following several years of public service, first as a white collar criminal prosecutor at the Attorney General's Office and then as trial counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives in an impeachment of a federal judge.

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