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Home Care

Our Home Care Practice attorneys provide counsel to multiple home care agencies with respect to corporate, transactional, regulatory, reimbursement, compliance, wage and hour, wage parity enforcement, and litigation matters. With a broad understanding of the New York regulatory landscape, we help clients anticipate and respond to the increasingly complex rules governing the industry.

Hodgson Russ has been awarded a prestigious “Best Law Firms” National Tier 2 ranking by Best Lawyers/U.S. News & World Report in the Health Care Law category. Our Health Practice is recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

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Audits, Investigations, and Appeals

We represent home care providers in Medicare and Medicaid audits, investigations, and appeals government investigations and enforcement proceedings before the New York State Department of Health, Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, and Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Health Care Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Hodgson Russ represents home care providers in federal and state court litigation, administrative challenges to governmental action, and arbitration proceedings with managed care organizations. 

Health Care Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures

We structure health care mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and joint ventures. We advise on the application of New York’s certificate of need requirements to proposed combinations. Our attorneys also provide guidance on antitrust, corporate, regulatory, and tax issues.

Wage Parity

Hodgson Russ represents home care providers in OMIG audits challenging compliance with Wage Parity Law.  We assist clients with self-audits and compliance questions relating to Wage Parity, including the development of compliant Wage Parity plans.

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