HEALTH CARE LAW
The Law Offices of Karl David Acuff has extensive experience in all
aspects of health care regulation, and represents hospitals, nursing
homes, hospices, home health agencies, rural health clinics, durable
medical equipment providers, doctors, nurses, nursing home administrators
and other allied health professionals in their interactions with state
and federal regulators.
The firm has represented clients in matters related to Florida’s
Certificate of Need (CON) program. This has included contests on the
behalf of applicants seeking a new CON, existing providers opposing
a new CON, and other matters related to CON oversight and compliance.
With the renewed emphasis on federal compliance programs, the firm
is increasingly involved in representing health care providers in matters
regarding the Medicare and Medicaid programs. In the past, this representation
has included challenges to Medicare payment denials as well as enforcement
action, including defending against civil monetary penalties and other
sanctions for alleged violations.
The firm has experience representing hospitals, nursing homes, and
physicians who have been denied payment for services rendered to Medicaid
patients and defending against Medicaid recoupment claims.