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Post-Acute & Long-Term Care

  • Represented Associated Home Care, a private-duty home health aide provider, in its $28M merger with Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED).
  • Represented full-service, acute-care public hospital in government investigation related to unlawful claims for reimbursement of health care services in violation of the federal False Claims Act.
  • Represented a long term care provider in an internal investigation involving drug diversion by facility nurses.
  • Represented home care provider in internal investigation into Medicare/Medicaid and commercial payer billing practices.
  • Provided state regulatory advice to a health care provider's long term care, hospital, and assisted living facilities as well as its hospice and homecare subsidiary, and its rehabilitation subsidiary.
  • Represented the purchaser of a home health agency with multiple office locations, including assistance with diligence questions, drafting asset purchase agreement, Medicare and Medicaid provider applications, state staffing agency licensure, and review of office leases, subleases and assignments.
  • Advised a multi-state operator of skilled nursing facilities in several acquisitions, including health care regulatory compliance and Medicaid provider enrollment.
  • Represented a home health company, owned by a private equity firm, with health care compliance and government enforcement issues.
  • Retained to represent one of the nation’s largest health care providers that had received a criminal target letter from the US Attorney’s Office and persuaded the government to drop the case entirely against the client.
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Mintz is advising a consortium of investors in their approximately $4.1 billion acquisition of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. Mintz collaborates with corporate counsel and provides regulatory analysis for the deal, which will create two stand-alone companies.
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Mintz advised a health care company on due diligence, structuring, and documentation related to the acquisition of a 13,000-employee long-term care pharmacy. Mintz attorneys counseled the client on privacy, regulatory, and licensing requirements.
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Mintz’s Health Law Practices collaborate with Corporate, Tax, employment, Real Estate, and Environmental attorneys on transfers of ownership of long-term care facilities and regulated senior care or assisted living residences.
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Mintz assists with closures of post-acute care or residential facilities, including skilled nursing facilities, long-term acute care hospitals, and assisted living residences. Mintz’s Health Law attorneys work with the firm's Public Finance and Bankruptcy & Restructuring to address debt.
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Mintz served as transaction counsel for New York nonprofit elderly services organization Isabella Home in a combination with another New York nonprofit health system for the elderly. Metropolitan Jewish Heath System, Inc. agreed to become the sole member of Isabella Home and one of its affiliates.
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Mintz Health Law attorneys assist clients in the post-acute business with complex regulatory issues. Mintz attorneys conducted an internal investigation for a client regarding a possible drug diversion and assisted with reports to state and local regulatory and law enforcement authorities.