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Healthcare Law

Healthcare and Medical Business Law

Axis represents clients in the Healthcare Industry, including Physicians, Doctors, Hospitals, and Medical Groups.

Our Healthcare Practice spans the representation of healthcare law, healthcare transactions, medical businesses, privacy compliance including with HIPAA, HITECH, and the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), healthcare mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment issues involving healthcare businesses, intellectual property law affecting medical businesses, and numerous others.

► Who We Represent 

Axis represents a wide variety of clients in Healthcare transactions and disputes, from a variety of backgrounds and sectors:

  • Doctors and physicians
  • Physician groups
  • Professional medical corporations
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Surgery centers
  • Healthcare business associates
  • Healthcare startups
  • Healthcare-industry mobile apps
  • Mobile records custodians
  • Healthcare industry clients

► Healthcare Practice Areas

We assist healthcare clients with a wide variety of legal matters, including but not limited to the following:

       Medical Businesses and Professional Medical Corporations

Axis assists medical industry clients with a wide variety of legal issues relating to forming, operating, running, and properly structuring medical businesses and professional medical corporations:

  • Annual Reports
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Certificates of Incorporation
  • By-Laws
  • DBA (Sole Proprietorship)
  • Dissolutions of healthcare businesses
  • Employer/Employee
  • Federal EIN
  • Foreign Qualification
  • Franchise Board Information
  • Good Standing Certificates
  • Incorporator’s Statements & Resolutions
  • Licensing (City/County)
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Medical corporation formation
  • Professional Corporation Licensing
  • Physician group agreements
  • Operating Agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Securities and stock issuances
  • Securities law
  • Tax law
  • Tax registrations
  • Zoning and real estate agreements


      Purchase / Sale of Medical Practices

Axis assists medical industry clients with legal advice, counsel, and handling of the purchase/buy and sale of medical practices.  The most common types of business sales include the following transactions:

  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Acquisitions
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Assignments
  • Business Loan Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Collateral Assignments & Security Agreements
  • Convertible Notes
  • Deal Memos
  • Debt Financings
  • Equity Incentive Plans
  • Equity Financings
  • Investor Agreements
  • Lock Up Agreements
  • Mergers
  • Mezzanine Loans
  • Memos of Understanding
  • Non-Profit Financings
  • Pledge Agreements
  • Promissory Notes
  • Restricted Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Revolving Notes
  • Sales Agreements
  • Stock Issuance
  • Stock Incentive Plans
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Term Sheets


        Privacy Law Compliance

Axis assists healthcare industry businesses with privacy law compliance, including HITECH, HIPAA, and the federal regulations, as well as the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act regulations:

  • Labor Law Compliance
  • Wage & Hour Compliance
  • Consultant Agreements
  • Discipline Policies
  • Employment Agreements
  • Executive Employee Agreements
  • Business Associate Agreements
  • Medical Records Processing Agreements
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Privacy Auditing
  • Privacy Breach Claims
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Privacy Compliance Program Establishment
  • Privacy Training
  • Privacy Auditing
  • Privacy Breach Investigations


            Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis assists healthcare industry clients with a wide variety of intellectual property and licensing matters. For intellectual property clients, the most common legal issues tend to involve copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters:

  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Content-Licensing Agreements
  • End-User Agreement
  • Endorsement Deals
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Merchandising
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Privacy Policies
  • Records Retention Policies
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Sweepstakes & Contests
  • Trademarks
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Registrations
  • Web Hosting Agreements
  • Website Terms & Conditions

      Labor & Employment

Axis assists healthcare industry businesses with numerous labor law, wage/hour, HR, and employee/employment legal matters. For business clients, the most common legal issues that arise in labor and employment law include hiring/firing matters, employee and independent contractor agreements, and compliance with wage ordinances, and local rules, as well as the following:

  • Labor Law Compliance
  • Wage & Hour Compliance
  • Consultant Agreements
  • Discipline Policies
  • Employment Agreements
  • Executive Employee Agreements
  • Employee Disputes
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employee IP Assignment
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Employee Separate/Release Agreements
  • Employee Wage/Hour Informational Sheet
  • FMLA Leaves
  • HR Policies
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Non-Compete / Non-Solicit Agreements
  • Risk Management
  • Sales Rep Agreements
  • Terms of Use Policies

     Contracts and Transactions

Axis assists healthcare industry business clients with a wide variety of business agreements and transactions with business partners. For business clients, the most common types of contracts and transactions tend to involve the following:

  • Advertising agreements
  • Agent Agreements
  • App development Agreemeents
  • Consulting agreements
  • Contractor agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Intellectual property agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Non-Competes
  • Non-Solicits
  • Endorsement deals
  • Marketing Agreements
  • OEM Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Privacy policies
  • Records retention
  • Purchase Order Agreements
  • Supply Agreements
  •  Distribution Agreements
  • Website development Agreements
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Production Agreements
  • Numerous others


     Real Estate

Axis assists healthcare business clients with real estate matters, including commercial leases, subleasing, landlord relations, property/casualty claims, and similar matters. For real estate clients, the most common issues tend to involve:

  • Commercial leasing
  • NNN Leases
  • Commercial subleases
  • Landlord relations
  • Landlord-commercial tenant matters
  • Commercial lease litigation
  • Property/casualty claims
  • Environmental liability
  • Security liability


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