Health Care Consulting

As a clinical hospital pharmacist, John brings a wide array of health care knowledge and legal expertise to Baer Law.  His goal is to provide accurate, reliable and sound advice regarding the complex, ever-changing health care regulations.

John primarily focuses on:

Managed Care

John assists in the preparation, review and negotiation of managed care contracts. He works with clients in the structuring and formation of managed care entities and arrangements.

HIPAA, Privacy and Security

John helps health care clients comply with all medical information privacy mandated by state and federal law, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). He is also has experience in the privacy and security issues that arise in connection with electronic medical records (EMR) systems.

Risk Management

John provides advice on various risk management issues facing health care organizations and providers, such as advance directives, living wills, informed consent, confidentiality of medical records and confidentiality of quality improvement documents.

Regulatory and Governmental Compliance

John counsels health care systems, hospitals, physician groups and other health care providers regarding the development and implementation of plans and programs to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. He also assists health care clients in responding to government audits and investigations including those related to claims under state and federal False Claims Acts.