Healthcare services

Rural healthcare


Rural healthcare facilities and providers face a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Various economic factors, cultural and social differences and the isolation of living in remote rural areas all affect how you run your business. Our firm has extensive experience working with practices in rural communities, and we utilize this knowledge to assist our clients in effectively responding to the issues that confront them.

Our services to rural healthcare clients include:

  • ACO positioning and healthcare reform strategic planning
  • Benefits consulting 
  • Compliance and regulatory consulting (including fraud and abuse consulting)
  • Construction project consulting including drafting and negotiation of project contracts and assistance on zoning and other governmental issues and requirements
  • Counseling on medical staff issues
  • Employment and labor law 
  • Energy, lender and vendor renegotiations and other cost reduction strategies
  • Financings
  • Government incentives consulting
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity 
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Licensure and accreditation
  • Litigation 
  • Mergers, acquisitions, sales, affiliations, and joint ventures
  • Negotiation of contracts with managed care companies and other payors
  • Non-compete protection
  • Real estate acquisitions, divestitures and sale-leasebacks
  • Reimbursement consulting
  • Representation of rural providers involved in payor investigations and disputes
  • Restructuring services
  • Refinancings
  • Recapitalizations
  • Negotiation of new arrangements with investors, lenders, landlords, vendors, unions, payors and other third parties
  • Reorganizations
  • Business protection, including consensual, out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 filings
  • Tax consulting and planning


Steven M. Harris profile image

Steven M. Harris

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Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak

Raquel (Rocky) A. Rodriguez profile image

Raquel (Rocky) A. Rodriguez

Rick L. Hindmand profile image

Rick L. Hindmand

Richard S. Cooper profile image

Richard S. Cooper

David A. Agay profile image

David A. Agay

Mazen Asbahi profile image

Mazen Asbahi

Michael J. Hayes profile image

Michael J. Hayes

Courtney G. Tito profile image

Courtney G. Tito

Dale R. Vlasek profile image

Dale R. Vlasek

Shawn M. Riley profile image

Shawn M. Riley

Scott N. Opincar profile image

Scott N. Opincar

Sean D. Malloy profile image

Sean D. Malloy

David B. Cupar profile image

David B. Cupar

Richard H. Blake profile image

Richard H. Blake

James J. Giszczak profile image

James J. Giszczak

David M. Kall profile image

David M. Kall

Elizabeth Sullivan profile image

Elizabeth Sullivan

Maria G. Carr profile image

Maria G. Carr

Emily A. Johnson profile image

Emily A. Johnson

Dominic A. Paluzzi profile image

Dominic A. Paluzzi

Miriam L. Rosen profile image

Miriam L. Rosen

Stephen M. Gross profile image

Stephen M. Gross

James J. Boutrous II profile image

James J. Boutrous II

Rachel H. Yaffe profile image

Rachel H. Yaffe

Antoinette M. Pilzner profile image

Antoinette M. Pilzner

Christopher B. Hopkins profile image

Christopher B. Hopkins

Lisa S. Lauer profile image

Lisa S. Lauer

Richard D. Summers profile image

Richard D. Summers