We at Michael R. Lowe, P.A., concentrate our Florida-based law practice on the representation of physicians and physician group practices in business, transactional, litigation, professional licensure, regulatory, operational and administrative matters. The firm focuses its practice on all aspects of health care law and on the representation of physician group practices, individual physicians, diagnostic imaging companies, ambulatory surgical centers, durable medical equipment companies, hospital medical staffs, and other health care providers and professionals. Emphasizing personalized attention to its clients' legal representation needs, the firm and its attorneys and paralegals always strive to be responsive to clients and sensitive to their individual needs and issues. Recognizing that the health care professions and industry are constantly and rapidly changing in an already complex regulatory and business environment, the firm and its attorneys and paralegals endeavor to tailor their representation of and work with clients to the clients' individual needs and issues and to provide health care strategies that assist clients with their specific matters. Some areas of focus include: Medical Malpractice Defense, Physician Employment Agreements, Medicare, Medicaid and Fraud & Abuse Compliance & Defense, Managed Care Contracting, Credentialing and Reimbursement, Telemedicine, Clinically integrated networks, Medical Records Laws - Compliance, Privacy & Security, HIPAA - Compliance, Enforcement, Audits & Breach Notification, Hospital Medical Staff & Health Care Facility Credentialing, Privileges and Peer Review, Defense of Professional Licensure, Disciplinary & DOH Investigation Proceedings, Florida PIP Reform Compliance, Stark Law - Compliance and Advisory Opinions, Management Services Companies, Contracts & Agreements, Affordable Care Act (ACA) / Health Care Reform Representation for Providers, Health Care Licensing & AHCA Licensing Representation, Health Care Provider & Medical Director Contracts, Physician/Hospital Integration - Employment, Practice Acquisitions, Co-Management Arrangements and Contracts, Accountable Care Organizations, Incident To Billing & Compliant Use of Non-Physician Practitioners.