Dec. 28, 2015

Nonprofit Hospital Loses Property Tax Exemption

The New Jersey Tax Court revoked Morristown Medical Center’s property tax exemption in June, triggering $2.5M-$3M in annual taxes going forward.

Jun. 17, 2015

OIG Issues “Fraud Alert” Regarding Physician Compensation Arrangements

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently warned physicians and facilities against so-called “sham” medical directorships and other compensation issues.

Feb. 18, 2015

Preventive Care: Negotiating Leases in the Healthcare Industry

During the economic downturn, the healthcare industry remained strong in the leasing market for a variety of reasons, including the expansion of health care beyond traditional medical offices and hospital campuses. This trend continues. Negotiating leases on behalf of healthcare clients requires counsel to address a variety of unique industry-specific legal and operational issues, ranging […]

Feb. 17, 2015

Can a Medical Staff sue its own Hospital?

Can a Medical Staff sue its own Hospital? Apparently so. In Medical Staff of Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center v. Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center, the Minnesota Supreme Court determined that the Medical Staff had standing to sue the Hospital and that the Medical Staff Bylaws constituted an “enforceable contract” between the Medical Staff and […]