The Van Winkle Law Firm understands the unique challenges facing single and multi-physician practices, hospitals and academic medical centers. We take a practical approach to these operational, regulatory and litigious matters, drawing on our team’s vast realm of experience and expertise in a realm of disciplines, to help health care providers adapt to and improve in a quickly evolving environment.
Our professionals hold membership in organizations that include the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the Defense Research Institute and the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. Our success has included defending physicians and hospitals against malpractice claims, representation in EEOC investigations, and negotiating terms and unwinding medical practices without litigation nor disruption to the daily operations of clients’ practices.
Areas of Focus
- Administrative Representation
- Employment Policy and Training
- Fraud and Abuse
- HIPAA and other Regulatory Compliance
- Insurance Disputes
- Malpractice Defense
- Medicare and Medicaid Certification
- Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
- Peer Review
- Risk Management
- Tax Planning and Income Protection