Practice Areas

Healthcare Law

Pennington, P.A. has been providing advice and counsel to health care providers for over twenty years. As health care regulation continues to become more onerous and complex, Pennington’s health care lawyers have focused on providing thorough, efficient and effective representation to health care industry clients including: health care systems, hospitals, laboratories, physicians, group practices, trade associations, insurers, HMO’s, hospices, long term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, nurses, physician assistants and all other licensed health care professionals and entities.

Our Expertise

  • Anti Kickback/Fraud and Abuse
  • Anti Self-Referral (Stark)
  • Business Relationships and Transactions
  • Certificate of Need
  • Contracting
  • Corporate Compliance
  • EMTALA
  • Federal Agency issues and investigations, including but not limited to Office of Civil Rights, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Law Enforcement
  • Florida Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH)
  • General Counsel Services
  • HIPAA Compliance and Defense /HiTech
  • Licensure and Regulatory Issues
  • Medicare/Medicaid Audit Defense
  • Medical Records
  • Mergers, Sales and Acquisitions
  • Professional Liability (medical malpractice) Defense
  • Reimbursement and Third-Party Payor Issues
  • State Agency Issues and Investigations, including but not limited to: AHCA, Department of Health, Department of Children and Families, Department of Elder Affairs, Attorney General/Department of Legal Affairs
  • Subpoenas