Our attorneys are experienced at structuring a wide array of corporate transactions on behalf of health care clients and those in other industries. Transactional experiences include joint ventures, mergers, affiliations, and strategic alliances. With its unique regulatory and corporate experience in the health care field, we have been instrumental in expediting necessary approvals to facilitate transactions and operational integrations.
Healthcare providers today must contend with a rapidly changing environment. They are experiencing significant changes in federal and state regulatory requirements; changes in organizational structures; changes in reimbursement programs; changes in client demographics; and increased capital needs and competitive marketplace demands. In this increasingly complex and competitive environment, providers require specific legal expertise. Providers need access to attorneys with the legal focus and creativity to structure arrangements and advocate rights in a changing regulatory and competitive managed care environment.
The attorneys at Popovits & Robinson offer substantial experience in healthcare law, as well as a unique background of providing counsel on healthcare legal issues in an in-house setting. Furthermore, the attorneys at Popovits & Robinson have an appreciation for the balancing of business, financial, political, clinical, medical, legal and ethical decisions that providers encounter. This experience enables the attorneys to provide comprehensive legal advice to their clients, while taking into consideration management, business and clinical issues. In addition, the attorneys at Popovits & Robinson are experienced transactional lawyers, working closely with their business clients to not only serve their legal needs, but to help accomplish their business goals in a variety of industries.
Renée Popovits, Founder and Principal Attorney at Popovits & Robinson, was recently featured on the cover of Chicago Lawyer magazine. In the article, titled “The Health Record Superhighway: Who’s Writing the Rules of the Road? And What Are They?”, Renée draws upon her vast experience at the forefront of health information exchange, including as Co-Chair of the Substance Abuse Legal Work Group of the Illinois Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT), to discuss the need for including behavioral health patient information into health information exchange and the barriers that currently exist to a truly integrated system of care. Click the magazine to view the article in its entirety.