Through many years of representing physicians and nurses in professional liability litigation, and advocating on behalf of health care providers at the Texas Legislature, Schwab is proud to have developed a keen understanding of the challenges and expectations of today’s health care professionals. Whether it is representation in front of the Medical Board or Nursing Board, buying or selling a practice, or negotiating a professional services contract, Schwab can help.
Physician practices--Schwab understands the business aspects of physician practices, including preparation of physician employment agreements, compensation plans, buy-in and buy-out issues, non-competition provisions, policies and procedures, and privacy issues such as HIPAA compliance.
Texas Medical Board--Schwab represents physicians in obtaining and maintaining their certification and licensure, such as investigations, and informal and formal hearings.
Texas Nursing Board--Schwab represents nurses who face licensing issues or disciplinary actions based on alleged misconduct, failure to act within the standard of care, inadequate patient records, or unprofessional conduct.
How We Can Help
Our clients are pleased to discover they can always rely on Schwab for prompt action, guidance, and advice in a complex, ever-changing landscape of health law.
Privacy and security compliance program development and review--Schwab helps health care providers comply with state and federal privacy laws, including HIPAA and HITECH, by preparing privacy and security policies and procedures, obtaining security risk assessments, preparing and reviewing Business Associate Agreements (BAAs), and providing breach notification services.
Hospital based physician contracts and medical staff privileges and disputes--The firm represents client in medical staff credentialing, investigations, and disputes.
Administrative Law--The firm represents clients with respect to both state and federal administrative oversight agencies, and is active in the representation of its clients in the promulgation of legislation and rulemaking proceedings.