Timothy L. Hewson: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Timothy L. Hewson

Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Health Law
  • Health Care
  • Governmental Litigation
University University of South Carolina, B.A., 1983
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., 1989
Admitted1989, South Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships

•American Health Lawyers Association
•Health Care Financial Management Association



Since 1989, Tim Hewson has exclusively represented health care providers. He regularly counsels hospitals, long-term care facilities, multi-specialty physician practices and other health care entities on the following issues:

•Managed care
•Acquisitions and reorganizations
•Hospital / physician joint ventures
•Stark and Anti-Kickback advice
•Governmental investigations
•Physician recruiting and employment
•Medical director agreements

Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law) since 2009
•AV rated by Martindale Hubbell

Reported CasesNotable: Tim's representative matters include: Large multi-hospital health system; Physician Integration Advice; Advise client on various physician arrangements including joint ventures, employment agreements, hospital-based physician agreements and independent contractor agreements.; Compliance Program Advice; Advise client in assessing compliance program and developing refinements to policies and procedures for physician arrangements and HIPAA compliance.; Large multi-specialty physician group; Advice on Joint Ventures; Advise client on the creation and formation of joint ventures, including structuring high tech equipment leases in compliance with applicable Federal and State compliance.; Advice on Asset Sale; Advise large multi-specialty physician group in negotiating sale of an ambulatory surgery center and related transactions.; ASC Syndications; Advise client in syndication of ambulatory surgery center to physicians.; Outsourcing Agreements; Advise client regarding outsourcing /services arrangements.; Tim is also general counsel to multiple hospitals and in that role, he has: Developed multiple ambulatory surgery centers owned jointly by the hospital and a group of physicians.; Negotiated and developed exclusive service agreements for multiple services including pathology, cardiology, anesthesiology, radiology and ER.; Assisted a governmental hospital client in the development and implementation of a new compliance policy. As a result of this process, the client now possesses an up-to-date, user-friendly compliance policy that is applicable to the day to day operations of a hospital.; Advised on board governance issues including standards of care and conflicts of interest policies concluding in the development of revised policies in these areas.; Structured physician recruitment, independent contractor, employment and joint ventures arrangements.

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Timothy L. Hewson

1230 Main Street, Suite 700
ColumbiaSC 29201


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