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Health Care Law

At my firm, Douglas G. Mercier, PA, I offer extensive experience defending health care professionals with matters before the health care regulatory boards. I regularly represent clients before the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure, the Mississippi Board of Nursing and the Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners, as well as other regulatory agencies. The firm assists physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists and other licensed health care professionals with contracts, employment agreements, the purchase or sale of a health care business and general business consulting. My services cover the professional health care license, telemedicine and telehealth, credentialing and peer review, regulatory compliance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, DEA registration, fraud and abuse, HIPAA compliance and health care practice formation.

professional health care licensure

Professional Health Care Licensure

I provide professional license defense to physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists and other licensed professionals.
credentialing and peer review

Credentialing And Peer Review

I represent physicians and nurse practitioners on matters related to credentialing and peer review activities.
regulatory compliance

Regulatory Compliance

My regulatory and compliance services offer clients both expert legal representation and strategic insight with federal, state and local regulatory reimbursement, permitting, licensing and other compliance issues.
telemedicine and telehealth

Telemedicine And Telehealth

I advise our clients in providing telemedicine and telehealth services, as well as accessing and managing the risk that can arise in the regulatory framework.
health care practice formation

Health Care Practice Formation

I assist health care professionals to determine compliant practices, and businesses with the best legal structure to form their enterprise.
fraud and abuse

Fraud And Abuse

I can develop and implement fraud and abuse compliance programs for all types and sizes of health care providers.
medicare and medicaid reimbursement

Medicare And Medicaid Reimbursement

I provide assistance and legal representation to health care clients in Medicare and Medicaid coverage with third-party reimbursement matters.
dea registration

DEA Registration

I represent DEA registrants in civil and criminal enforcement matters, and I assist health care professionals with issues pertaining to DEA registration, renewal and reacquisition.
HIPAA compliance

HIPAA Compliance

I provide a variety of services and products to assist in compliance with the privacy, security and breach notification regulations, as well as the defense of clients before the OCR/DOJ.