Practice

Healthcare Litigation

Navigating health law while protecting your interests

Given the complex regulatory, technological and policy landscape for the provision of healthcare, providers and payers will inevitably become involved in disputes with contractual counterparties or with the government. Our Healthcare Litigation practice can help you protect your interests in commercial litigation and civil disputes, internal investigations and enforcement actions.

Our experience in navigating these disputes can help you analyze your situation, develop and implement an effective legal strategy and align that strategy with your short- and long-term business goals and minimize your risk and potential disruption.

Foley Hoag’s Healthcare Litigation Practice offers in-depth counsel of litigation, regulatory and investigatory matters, coverage, reimbursement, liability control and risk management issues facing clients in the healthcare industry. Comprised of attorneys with extensive experience in all facets of health law, Foley Hoag is uniquely equipped to advise clients in every phase of the dispute process for all manner of civil disputes.

With special emphasis on compliance, regulatory and transactional legal issues, we have represented:
  • Leading hospitals and health systems
  • Healthcare trade associations
  • Health insurers
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical device companies
Our healthcare litigators defend clients in disputes alleging kickbacks, overpayments and billing and coding problems as well as matters regarding health information privacy and security. Our representative matters also include lawsuits against the state and federal government including challenges to laws and regulations, payor-provider agreement disputes and other commercial disputes. Foley Hoag also advises clients on how to establish and maintain effective compliance programs to avoid enforcement actions.

Areas of Focus

Our deep experience in healthcare litigation includes:
  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Civil disputes
  • Internal investigations
  • Enforcement actions
  • Regulatory and investigatory matters
  • Coverage
  • Reimbursement
  • Liability control
  • Risk management