Healthcare and Life Sciences

Who We Are

Haynes and Boone’s Healthcare, Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals Practice Groups work with clients across all sectors of the diverse healthcare industry to address their legal needs, including business transactions, regulatory compliance, government investigations, and patent litigation and counseling.

Our Philosophy

At Haynes and Boone, we believe experience and creativity are key qualities for success in the constantly changing legal landscape of life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare. Often the best result comes from collaboration of lawyers with varied experience who together provide the right combination of knowledge and ideas for your business. Our philosophy is to use teamwork to provide our clients with innovative options to the legal opportunities in their business.

Our Experience

Our lawyers have experience in the following areas.

  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  • Biotechnology and medical devices
  • Clinical research compliance
  • Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • False Claims Act and whistleblowers
  • Government and corporate investigations
  • Health information technology and electronic medical records
  • HIPAA/HITECH, privacy and data security
  • Managed care, health plans and insurers
  • Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement counseling and litigation
  • Patent litigation
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Regulatory and compliance

Growth

Bill Morrison

Returning Partner Bill Morrison to Co-Lead Haynes and Boone’s National Healthcare Practice

After serving as assistant general counsel at one of the nation’s largest public healthcare companies, George “Bill” Morrison is returning to Haynes and Boone, where he was a former partner, to lead the firm’s growing healthcare practice.

Year in Review

False Claims Act: Year in Review

The False Claims Act Year in Review 2018

The False Claims Act continued to be a significant focus of government and whistleblower activity in 2018. This Year in Review highlights several key developments.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Healthcare Hazards Involving Medical Records During Bankruptcy

Companies in the healthcare industry face many unique challenges when undergoing a bankruptcy, including challenges arising due to the federal and state law framework governing the use and disclosure of medical information. Read about the recent U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announcement that it had reached a settlement with the receiver appointed to liquidate the assets of Filefax, Inc., a medical record storage and transportation company, resolving claims against Filefax for potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. 

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