Austin Nursing Home State & Regulatory Issues Lawyers
Representing Nursing Homes in Disputes and Licensing Matters
Nursing homes and other care facilities are under increased scrutiny as more and more people require the services they provide. At Rivas Goldstein LLP, located in Austin, Texas, we represent administrators in all types of federal and state regulatory and administrative matters. Our attorneys have been working in this field for many years and understand the rules and laws that apply to nursing homes and their employees.
Our lawyers act as general counsel to nursing homes, advising them on a wide range of issues and helping them avoid problems that could lead to license terminations or other limits on the ability to operate. We also act for nursing homes on specific matters related to licensing and reimbursement, including these:
- Medicare and Medicaid appeals to CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
- Licensing/Enforcement issues before the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
- Annual surveys and plans of correction for deficiencies
- Informal dispute resolution before DADS
- License termination appeals
- Defense of clients against lawsuits
Our firm also helps clients handle operational matters related to employment contracts and other employment issues, reporting, finance and compliance. We work with administrators to minimize the chances of a nursing home dispute with a patient, a patient’s family or a regulatory agency.
Legal disputes involving nursing homes divert badly needed resources to resolving the dispute. Our lawyers are sensitive to the need to provide clients with cost-effective representation that protects the client’s bottom line and minimizes the disruption and legal fee expense of hearings.