Practice Contact: Pat Seiter
Taylor Porter has an integrated, multi-disciplinary healthcare practice team with extensive experience in virtually every aspect of healthcare delivery and financing. That experience includes areas with special application in healthcare, including tax, antitrust, labor and employment, environmental, governmental relations and all forms of litigation, administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution.
The American healthcare system faces enormous challenges. Fierce competition, complex regulations, intense government scrutiny, technological advances and financial and political uncertainty create unrelenting pressure to improve quality and lower costs. Standards, whether demanded by the public, the government or self-imposed, are extremely high. Failure to achieve them can be disastrous. Taylor Porter understands these challenges and is focused on helping our clients find efficient, cost-effective solutions.
Our Health Care Practice Group is Dynamic. Complex. Competitive. Uncertain. All describe our healthcare system. And providing the full range of legal services necessary for our clients to succeed within that system is what the Taylor Porter Health Care Practice Group does every day.
Taylor Porter’s Health Care Practice Group advises and counsels clients in the following areas:
Health Information Technology
Health information sharing, and the rules and regulations of software, licensing and technology issues, are important issues to our health care clients, and these issues are coming to the forefront as more is being done to try to curb record hacking with the advances of technology. Taylor Porter attorneys have a strong commitment to its health care clients to actively monitor the latest state and federal regulatory developments within the health care technology industry, and stay abreast of any data breach stories, and rules and regulations that are affecting the industry.
Taylor Porter’s Health Care Practice Team can help clients understand these issues and prepare themselves to take proactive measures in medical records, e-health issues and HIPAA privacy and security to protect the information of their patients. Our representative matters in health information technology include:
Health Care Transactions
Fraud and Abuse
Compliance Counseling – Help clients prevent, detect, investigate and remedy potential violations of the vast array of laws, regulations and standards to which health care providers, suppliers and payers are subject, including:
Medical Malpractice - Representing physicians, other health care professionals, pharmacists, nurses, etc. in disciplinary and malpractice matters, in licensure and accreditation disputes, and in other professional liability claims. These claims threaten not only a professional's ability to practice, but also the company or firm’s ability to operate effectively. We work to help professionals find resolution of these matters quickly and efficiently.
Health Care Reimbursement
Licensure, Certification and Accreditation
Taylor Porter’s Health Care Practice Group advises and counsels clients in the following health care sectors:
"Billeaudeau Effect: Recent Court Rulings Prove Uncertainty on Uncapped Credentialing Claims," The Taylor RePorter Blog, Nov. 15, 2018
"Case Law Trend: Enforceability of Non-Compete Agreements Requires Narrowed Focus," The Taylor RePorter Blog, July 27, 2018
"HIPAA Privacy, Security Rules Front and Center Following M.D. Anderson Breach Ruling," The Taylor RePorter Blog, June 19, 2018
"Common Issues to Address in Healthcare Organizational Documents," Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge, Jan-Feb 2018
"That's An Order! CMS's Continuing Ban on Texting of Patient Orders," published in Louisiana Hospital Association Impact Lawbrief Newsletter, January 2018
"Healthcare Providers Held Ransom by Surge of Cyber Attacks; What You Can Do to Protect Your Critical Data," Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge, September/October 2017
"Taking Care of Your Own (E)State of Affairs - Estate Planning Requires Proper Preparation of Documents; Tips for Healthcare Professionals to Plan Ahead," Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge, July/August 2017
"What's in the (Trump) Cards? - Healthcare Industry Labor and Employment Issues in Limbo Stack the Deck Under New Administration," Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge, May/June 2017
"Back to the Future? Potential Impacts of Unraveling the Affordable Care Act," Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge, March/April 2017
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John F. McDermott
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Patrick D. Seiter
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