Brown McCarroll - Brown McCarroll
Brown McCarroll, a multi-disciplinary Texas-based law firm known for its wide range of practices, has developed a particular focus on health care law. Brown McCarroll’s health care team consists of 20 dedicated health care attorneys, including a former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section. Many of the attorneys have had direct experience working within the health care industry or regulatory agencies, and the ability of the health care team to draw on in-house legal authorities in related areas such as tax and labor law, enable Brown McCarroll to address all aspects of health care law.
Brown McCarroll represents the complete range of health care providers, including independent practices, hospitals, physician hospital organizations, ambulatory surgery centers, psychiatric facilities, imaging centers, laboratories, and nursing and assisted living facilities.
Attorneys at Brown McCarroll address a number of pertinent issues impacting health care providers including regulatory, compliance, and tax issues, as well as offering advice on structuring businesses to comply with changing health care laws. Additional areas of focus include professional and commercial liability, managed care payment disputes, as well as operational legal issues, like medical record discrepancies.
Lawyers at Brown McCarroll have extensive experience representing health care practitioners and providers before various licensing and medical regulatory agencies like boards of pharmacy, dental examiners, and hospital or nursing home licensing boards.
Brown McCarroll attorneys regularly work on matters associated with Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, dealing with cases of denial or underpayment, and assisting hospitals and other care providers in obtaining their proper share of funding. Managed Care reimbursement is another area the Brown McCarroll health care team addresses, having regular experience working on claims against most of the major commercial managed care payers.
Among the distinguished attorneys from Brown McCarroll's health care team, David Hilgers, Diane Carter, Hal Katz, and Joseph Geraci have been recognized as leaders in the health care law field by Chambers USA 2011 and David Hilgers, Hal Katz, Ace Pickens and Julian Rivera accorded as Best Lawyers in America 2012. An additional team member, Eric J. Weatherford, has been honored as Texas Super Lawyer, Rising Star 2011.
Brown McCarroll also has extensive experience addressing labor and employment issues in the health care industry, including wage compliance, and countering discriminations or harassment claims.