Starnes Davis Florie


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Starnes Davis Florie understands health care providers and has provided advice to physicians, hospitals, and academic medical centers for decades.  Specific examples of areas of focus in healthcare include:

  • Handling False Claims Act and Medicare/ Medicaid billing matters relating to fraud and abuse
  • Involvement in licensing issues, appearing before the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, the  Alabama Board of Nursing, the Alabama Board of Dental Examiners, and the Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Representing hospitals and medical staffs in medical staff privilege litigation
  • Representing medical staff executive committees and hospitals in disciplinary proceedings
  • Involvement in Certificate of Need matters
  • Preparing hospital staff bylaws, policies, and procedures
  • Service on ethics committees at local hospitals
  • Assisting the Medical Association for the State of Alabama in drafting healthcare legislation, including portions of the Medical Liability Act
  • Frequently handling matters regarding HIPAA and EMTALA
  • Addressing compliance issues
  • Involvement in contract negotiations for healthcare providers
  • Addressing controversial medical ethics issues, including advance directives and end of life decisions

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