Health Care

In the last decade, the health care industry has sustained significant and dramatic change.  As former directors of leading hospitals, insurers, and managed care plans in New Jersey, the attorneys at Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C. bring a comprehensive and unique perspective to the ever-changing health care law practices both within the state and nationwide. 

Throughout periods of dynamic change in the health care environment, Carella Byrne's attorneys have remained at the forefront in the aggressive defense of both hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice litigation, including disputes involving:

  • MSOs
  • PPOs
  • Physician groups

The health care law team at Carella Byrne has served as expert counsel for both hospitals and physician practice networks during negotiations with managed care organizations.  In addition, attorneys at the firm draw on in-depth understanding of this industry, having worked with the New Jersey Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services.  As such, they routinely advise medical professionals and developers of health-related projects on the viability and structuring of new ventures, such as continuing care retirement communities.  Carella Byrne has also served as the court-appointed fiscal agent in a number of significant hospital reorganizations.

Carella Byrne also assists providers seeking health care workouts, along with numerous other transactional matters, including:

  • Insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings
  • Reorganization
  • Downsizing
  • Securing refinancing or recapitalization