We are at the forefront of emerging laws and the new application of current laws related to information and communications technologies used in health care delivery and diagnostics. Our attorneys apply in-depth legal knowledge to strategize with their clients to provide advice on matters relating to developments in health technology and the use of new health technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of health care. We also provide counseling regarding the various regulatory and reimbursement issues related to the use of telehealth technologies by providers. Our attorneys also focus on providing information security and risk management advice to health care companies, vendors, and others, assisting them with evaluating and managing information security events.

Epstein Becker Green provides complete services to our health care technology and telehealth clients including:

  • Counseling non-traditional health care companies such as IT and consumer electronic entities entering the health market
  • Analyzing laws regarding licensure, prescribing, reimbursement, coverage, practice of medicine, credentialing, and privileging
  • Assisting new health technology companies regarding legal, regulatory, and business issues
  • Counseling regarding various issues (including fraud and abuse) in establishing telehealth regional networks
  • Security risk assessments as required under HIPAA rule, federal contracting standards, and for “meaningful use” payments
  • Counseling clients regarding privacy and data security compliance and related issues, including security and gap analyses
  • Defense of actions brought by federal and state government and/or private litigants
  • Responding to CMS, client, and contractor audits