Health Care Law

Premier Legal Defense and Support for Your Health Care Transactions & Litigation

Defend Your Livelihood with Exceptional Representation

Individuals and collective C-suites in the top echelon of the health care industry need a legal representative who understands the challenges they are facing.

If you are being investigated or facing litigation, you can’t afford to wait for your legal team to “get up to speed” – you need counsel who delivers candid, informed guidance so you can make the best possible decisions for your practice.

Led by former DOJ prosecutor Eliot Kreiger, SKT provides the defense and support you need to overcome any legal obstacles in your path. And while litigation is never cheap, SKT is a boutique firm that delivers the same results as larger ‘name-brand’ legal practices while remaining cost-effective for health care clients.

Why Professionals Choose SKT

Unmatched Experience

Litigators with a proven track record in high-stakes cases and highly-regulated industries

Boutique Accessibility

Candid, informed guidance is always available from SKT’s responsive and reliable counsel

Proactive Approach

Diligent and aggressive representation at every stage to secure the best possible outcome

Types of Health Care Law & Litigation

SKT assists health care professionals and organizations with business transactions, compliance, regulatory defense, and litigation.
  • Formation of entities and business structures
  • Physician and Medical Director contracts
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Negotiation of payor contracts
  • Service agreements and vendor contracts
  • Employment and independent contractor agreements
  • Licensure defense and appeals
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal provider enrollment appeals
  • Payor and reimbursement disputes
  • Overpayment appeals
  • False Claims Act/qui tam whistle-blower litigation defense
  • Business and employment litigation
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal exclusions and suspensions by government entities CMS
  • Office of the Inspector General
  • California Department of Health Care Services
  • Licensing, operational, and reimbursement compliance
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal enrollment and changes of ownership
  • Corrective action plans and other strategies
  • Prepayment review
  • Licensure citations and deficiencies
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal enrollment errors
  • Audit risk assessment
  • Medical necessity of hospice claims
  • Length of stays and number of nursing home patients
  • Physician certifications and recertifications
  • Local Coverage
  • Determination compliance and documenting medical necessity
  • Terminal status in routine hospice claims
  • Special physician service claims
  • Inpatient hospice claims
  • Compliance with hospice cap
  • HIPAA and state patient data privacy and security requirements False Claims Act compliance for marketing and business development activities
  • Department of Public Health licensure investigations and appeals
  • Reimbursement audits by private and governmental payors and their contractors’ CMS
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Cal
  • National Government Services
  • Fraud and abuse investigations by government payors and their contractors
  • Safeguard Services
  • Office of Inspector General
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Health Care Services
  • Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse
  • Audit defense
  • Zone Program Integrity Contractor (“ZPIC”) (which replaced the Program
  • Safeguard Contractors (PSC)
  • Recovery Audit Contractor (“RAC”)

Getting Started with SKT

Schedule a Consultation

Contact SKT for a free and confidential assessment of your legal needs

Secure Representation

Choose SKT to craft and present a favorable narrative on your behalf

Implement Strategy

Collaborate with SKT to make informed decisions and secure your future

SKT Case Studies

SKT Case Studies

Elderly Person

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Doug* engaged SKT when he and his business partner, Fred*, were arrested for allegedly defrauding elderly of their retirement. The amount of the fraud was

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Frequently Asked Health Care Law Questions

The SKT team has experience representing the following organizations and entities:
  • ACOs
  • Billing Companies
  • Clinical Labs
  • DME Suppliers
  • FQHCs
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Health Care Providers
  • HMOs
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Providers
  • Hospitals
  • Imaging Facilities
  • IPAs
  • Managed Care
  • Organizations
  • Medical Groups
  • MSOs
  • Other Practitioners
  • Pharmacies
  • Physicians
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • SNFs
  • Substance Abuse Facilities
  • Surgery Centers
  • Urgent Care Centers

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