Proven Health Care Law Attorneys With Decades Of Combined Experience
At Rivas Goldstein, LLP, we help physicians, owners of laboratories and physician-owned laboratories (POLs), ambulance companies, home health care and hospice agencies, nurses and other medical professionals protect their rights and finances. If you face an investigation or audit from the federal government, commercial carriers or other overzealous parties, our attorneys will defend your interests and professional credentials. Our Austin lawyers use their more than 50 years of combined experience to create personalized and effective legal strategies for clients.
Guiding Clients Through Audits And Assisting With Compliance
Being audited by a federal government agency, such as the FBI, the Texas Office of the Inspector General (OIG) or an insurance company like Cigna or Horizon, is one of the most stressful things a business owner can experience. If you are being investigated for fraud or abuse, you need an attorney who understands the laws and can put your best defense forward. Our lawyers will aggressively represent you at every stage of the audit and argue on your behalf.
It is possible that your clinical lab is violating the law without your knowledge. Unfortunately, not being aware that your business practices violate the law is not an effective defense. We have the experience and legal knowledge needed to assess your business risks, create an effective plan to mitigate those risks and educate all involved parties. You can take control of the situation with the right advice and guidance.
A Lengthy History Of Results
There are times when a physician can best serve their patient by switching them to home health services. Physicians can sign off on these arrangements, but a failure to do so carefully can result in allegations of an Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) violation. In a recent...