Pecore & Doherty, LLC

Pecore & Doherty, LLC is a boutique health law firm located in Columbia, Maryland,
providing personalized, cost effective legal services for hospitals, physicians and physician groups, and other health care providers.
We advise health care providers throughout the state of Maryland on state and federal regulatory issues (including fraud and abuse, Stark, Maryland practitioner self-referral, and HIPAA), physician and other provider contracting, corporate structuring of medical practices, and payor and managed care contracting issues.

Practice Areas

  • Federal anti-kickback and Stark issues
  • Maryland practitioner self-referral and corporate practice of medicine issues
  • Hospital/medical group/physician employment and independent contractor agreements
  • Formation and structuring of physician and other practitioner groups
  • Innovative medical practice models, including membership and "concierge" medical practices
  • HIPAA and medical records privacy issues
  • Medical staff matters
  • Payor and managed care contracting

Types of Clients

  • Hospitals
  • Physician and physician groups
  • Imaging centers
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Mental health providers
  • Chiropractors
  • Dentists
  • Allied health professionals
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Physical therapists
  • Audiologists
  • Nutritionists and dietitians
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