Florida Healthcare Law Firm Expands Real Estate Law & Global Health Legal Offerings with Addition of Attorney Amanda Bhikhari!
MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Healthcare Law Firm continues to grow with addition of Attorney Amanda Bhikhari. Bhikhari, an attorney with previous experience as in-house legal counsel to one of Florida's largest academic medical centers was also in-house counsel to the only free-standing children's hospital in the South Florida. She has a master's degree in Health Care Administration, with nearly 20 years of concentrated experience assisting healthcare professionals and businesses.
"Though we've handled leases and corporate real estate issue a lot over the years, we've never had anyone with deep enough real estate expertise," said Jeff Cohen, who is board certified as a specialist in health law and founded the Florida Healthcare Law Firm in 2008. Cohen goes on to say that "Amanda is solid as a healthcare business lawyer and has a strong background in corporate governance and working with the Boards of Directors. Her passion and experience with global health issues even further broadens the Firm's menu of services. We're very excited to add her to the team!"
Prior to joining the firm Amanda was involved in all legal matters involving the system's hospitals and affiliate companies, where she presented legal recommendations to senior leadership for continued enhancement of the organization's goals and objectives and supported internal business partners in developing an understanding of the law, as it related to their operational areas of the organization. She will focus her practice on counseling healthcare business owners and providers alike on contracts, i.e. leases, physician employment agreements, international affiliation agreements, organizational documents and corporate governance, analyzing the applicability of the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and other state and federal fraud and abuse laws, rules, and regulations to proposed transactions, healthcare accreditation issues, specifically implementation of DNV, patient care issue resolution, global health and telemedicine/telehealth and of course all manner of regulatory compliance issues that the Firm is known for.
The Florida Healthcare Law Firm is one of South Florida's leading firms serving healthcare professionals and businesses, such as medical practices, physician providers, laboratories & pharmacies, hospitals and many more. The Firm's roots are in healthcare transactional and corporate matters and have grown to include a compliance division, a telemedicine division and an arm dedicated to helping healthcare providers and businesses get paid by managed care and defend against payor recoupment. The team of attorneys also handles professional licensing board matters, Stark Law & Anti-Kickback Law compliance, fraud and abuse and all manner of regulatory compliance for healthcare professionals.
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