Aaronson Rappaport’s health care law practice is led by Barbara Ryan, a renowned lawyer in her field and former head nurse at New York Hospital. The firm’s health care law practice provides counsel to hospitals and doctors in the following areas:

State Regulatory Proceedings: Aaronson Rappaport represents doctors and hospitals during New York State Department of Health investigations, including those by:
-- Office of Health Systems Management (OHSM)
-- Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC)

Compliance: The firm provides advice to hospitals and nursing homes to assist them in achieving day-to-day compliance with the New York State Health Code.

Risk Reduction: Aaronson Rappaport assists hospitals in creating strategies to reduce medical errors and enhance quality of care. The firm lectures regularly to educate hospital staff about avoiding errors and adhering to legal regulations.

Federal Regulatory Matters: Aaronson Rappaport provides counsel to hospitals on federal regulatory matters, including compliance issues involving JCAHO, EMTALA, and HIPAA.

Counsel to Medical Practices: The firm offers counsel to physicians, small practice groups, ambulatory surgical centers and treatment centers on the following matters:
-- Risk management strategies
-- Corporate compliance
-- HIPAA compliance
-- Starting up or transferring/selling medical practices


For more information about our health care law practice, please contact Nancy Steproe, Managing Partner