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Healthcare Law

Healthcare is a highly regulated industry with complex laws. As a former healthcare fraud and abuse trial lawyer and the Chief Legal Officer of a healthcare management company, attorney Venus Caruso has comprehensive experience and deep industry knowledge of the legal issues that impact healthcare transactions, business relationships, company processes, and contracts entered with employees, clients, customers, affiliates, suppliers, and vendors. She provides legal advice and assistance to health care organizations, health care professionals, and other entities and individuals in the healthcare sector, whether they are a covered entity, business associate, or a downstream vendor of a business associate.


The type of services Venus can help you with range from drafting and negotiating contracts, assessing policies and procedures, evaluating processes for compliance, and recommending solutions to mitigate risk. She works collaboratively with her clients to understand their business services, business model, any relevant relationships, and business goals to identify any gaps or potentially problematic areas, answer issues of concern, and provide recommendations to achieve her client's objectives and mitigate risk of legal liability.


The type of matters Venus can help you with include: 

  • Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) 

  • Consulting Agreements

  • Compliance Plans

  • Codes of Conduct

  • Confidentiality Agreements

  • Employment Contracts

  • Employee Handbooks

  • Electronic Health Record (EHR), Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Service Agreements

  • Marketing Agreements

  • Management Services Agreements

  • HIPAA Policies and Procedures, and Plans

  • Information Technology (IT) Policies, Procedures, and Plans

  • Laboratory Reference Agreements

  • Laboratory Software Licensing Agreements

  • Laboratory SaaS Agreements

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Third-Party Billing Services Agreements

  • Outside Sales Representative Agreements

If you are health care provider, health care vendor or other type of business associate in need of legal advice, guidance or other help, contact Venus today to schedule a complimentary consultation to discuss your needs and explore how she can help you. 

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