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Chapman’s health care finance team is one of the most comprehensive, spanning a wide range of not-for-profit and for-profit sector transaction experience

Lenders, issuers, and health care providers turn to Chapman’s extensive experience in health care finance. Chapman has been involved in the development of a number of the products used in the capital markets today and our attorneys are noted thought leaders in both the not-for-profit and for-profit health care financing sectors. We have handled transactions from a wide variety of perspectives, serving as bank counsel, bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, special tax counsel, derivatives counsel, and regulatory counsel. 

Clients. Our clients include bank and nonbank lenders and credit providers, issuers, underwriters, multi-state and multi-hospital systems, stand-alone hospitals, senior living facilities, social service agencies, academic medical centers, and other health care providers.

Practice Depth. Chapman health care deal teams possess a thorough understanding of our clients’ needs and legal challenges, allowing us to provide both practical and strategic advice for a vast array of issues that may arise.

Commitment to Value. Our commitment to value extends beyond closing a deal or resolving a matter—we share our insights to help clients advance their goals. 

Health Care Finance Updates

  • Chapman Insights
    February 23, 2017

    This update includes:

    • Oncology Practice, Practice Manager and Physician Pay $1.7 Million to Resolve Allegations of Billing Medicare for Unapproved Chemotherapy Drugs
    • Federal Regulators Issue Proposed Rule Aimed at Stabilizing Insurance Marketplaces as ACA is Debated; Trump’s “One In, Two Out” Executive Order Determined Inapplicable 
    • House Republicans and Trump Administration File Joint Motion to Indefinitely Delay Resolution of Lawsuit with Potential to Dismantle ACA Insurance Exchanges 
  • Chapman Insights
    February 10, 2017

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up  
    • Office of Budget Management Withdraws Proposed Omnibus Guidance for 340B Drug Pricing Program
    • Failure to Respond Timely to HIPAA Notice of Proposed Determination Results in $3.2 Million Penalty
    • Anthem-Cigna Merger Blocked by Federal Judge
    • Joint Commission Clarifies That It Prohibits Secure Texting for Patient Orders
  • Chapman Insights
    January 27, 2017

    This updated includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • $2.2 Million HIPAA Settlement Demonstrates Importance of Conducting Required HIPAA Security Risk Assessments and Implementing ePHI Safeguards
    • CBO Releases Report on How Repealing Portions of the ACA Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage and Premiums
  • Chapman Insights
    January 12, 2017

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • New Rule Imposes Civil Monetary Penalties on Drug Manufacturers That Overcharge Safety Net Providers for 340B Outpatient Drugs
    • Senate Takes Step Towards Dismantling Affordable Care Act
  • Chapman Insights
    December 29, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • Food and Drug Administration Delays Off-Label Promotion Guidance 
    • 21st Century Cures Act Signed into Law 
  • Chapman Insights
    December 14, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • OIG Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule with Revisions to the Anti-Kickback Statute and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary Inducements
    • Despite Industry Pushback, FDA Finalizes Policy Regarding Public Notification of “Emerging” Medical Device Safety Issues   
  • Chapman Insights
    December 6, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • CMS Releases National Health Expenditure Data for 2015 
    • UMass Settles Potential HIPAA Violations Following Malware Infection
    • Highlights of the OIG Semi-Annual Report to Congress
  • Chapman Insights
    November 22, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • House Republicans Urge Federal Agencies to Cease Rulemaking until President-Elect Trump Takes Office
    • OIG Releases Its Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan
  • Chapman Insights
    November 14, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Full Repeal of Affordable Care Act Unlikely 
    • CMS Hosting a MACRA Quality Payment Program Informational Call Tomorrow
    • Jury Convicts Home Health Agency Owner in $13 Million Medicare Fraud Conspiracy
  • Chapman Insights
    November 8, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Medical Device Manufacturer Pleads Guilty to Misbranding and Agrees to Pay $36 Million to Resolve Criminal Liability and False Claims Act Allegations
    • Federal District Court Blocks CMS Rule Banning Pre-Dispute Binding Arbitration Clauses
    • CMS Releases CY 2017 Final Rule Implementing Changes to Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System
    • Fewer Hospitals to Receive Value-Based Purchasing Program Bonuses in 2017
  • Chapman Insights
    November 1, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • First Circuit Rules That HHS Had Right to Recoup Disproportionate Share Overpayments Payments from Maine Hospitals 
    • Vermont’s All Payer ACO Approved by CMS to Begin in January 2017 
  • Chapman Insights
    October 24, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Obamacare Enrollment Predicted to Increase by 9% in 2017 Open Enrollment
    • Skilled Nursing Facility Provider to Pay $145 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
    • Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives in Alignment Talks
  • Chapman Insights
    October 17, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement Continues as CMS Releases MACRA Final Rule
    • HHS Publishes Guidance on HIPAA and Cloud Computing
  • Chapman Insights
    October 11, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • Vermont Granted Tentative Approval for All Payer Reimbursement System
    • CMS Issues Final Rule for Long-Term Care Facilities
    • MedPAC Unsatisfied with Savings Generated by Medicare Shared Saving Program ACOs
  • Chapman Insights
    October 3, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Weekly Health Care Criminal and Civil Fraud Enforcement Round-Up
    • GAO Report Highlights Electronic Health Record Vulnerability to Cyber Threats and Recommends HHS Update and Strengthen its HIPAA Guidance and Oversight
    • CMS Seeking Comments by October 11, 2016 Regarding Updates to the Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol
  • Chapman Insights
    September 26, 2016

    This update includes:

    • Potential Penalties for False Claims Act Violations Continue to Rise
    • Medicaid Fraud Control Unit FY 2015 Annual Report Highlights Criminal and Civil Fraud Recoveries; Civil Settlements, Judgments and Recovery Amounts Have Decreased
    • OIG Data Brief Indicating Escalating Medicare Billings for Home Respiratory Ventilators May Result in Targeted Program Integrity Efforts
    • Comment Period for New Bundled Payment Models Closing October 3rd 
  • Article
    Bloomberg BNA's Health Law Reporter
    March 24, 2016

    On Oct. 27, 2015, the United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service published long-awaited final regulations that provide welcome guidance to 501(c)(3) health care organizations that are borrowers of qualified 501(c)(3) bonds.