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
•Physician recruiting and employment
•Medical director agreements
Recognitions•Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law) since 2009
•AV rated by Martindale Hubbell
Tim's representative matters include:
Large multi-hospital health system
Physician Integration AdviceAdvise client on various physician arrangements including joint ventures, employment agreements, hospital-based physician agreements and independent contractor agreements.
Compliance Program AdviceAdvise 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 VenturesAdvise 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 SaleAdvise large multi-specialty physician group in negotiating sale of an ambulatory surgery center and related transactions.
ASC SyndicationsAdvise client in syndication of ambulatory surgery center to physicians.
Outsourcing AgreementsAdvise 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.