John Mulhollan has actively served a variety of business and healthcare clients in Ohio and California, with a particular emphasis on the healthcare industry, for nearly ten years. Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Mr. Mulhollan served as Senior Counsel to Catholic Healthcare West, a large integrated healthcare system located in California, Nevada and Arizona.
Mr. Mulhollan has experience counseling clients in a variety of substantive areas, including healthcare transactions and contractual negotiations involving Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse compliance, physician referral compliance under the Stark law and professional and facility licensing. He has assisted both nonprofit and for-profit clients with legal analysis and documentation of healthcare private offerings, joint venture agreements, leases and corporate governance matters in connection with complex transactions. Focused on providing sound, yet practical, advice, Mr. Mulhollan strives to understand and promote each client’s healthcare mission by providing legally compliant solutions to the challenges of today’s complex healthcare environment.
Mr. Mulhollan has represented large and small healthcare providers such as healthcare systems, individual hospitals and clinics, as well as physicians and ancillary healthcare businesses. The complex transactions he has handled range from single contractual services arrangements to large healthcare mergers and acquisitions. Examples include the acquisition of a county-owned community hospital by a nonprofit health system, shareholder relations and combinations with respect to private physician practices, and compliance and documentation support for a variety of healthcare ventures involving ambulatory surgery, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. In addition to providing thorough legal analysis of business issues, Mr. Mulhollan is able to guide clients through complex issues ranging from Medicare/Medicaid certification, change of ownership and reimbursement implications of such transactions to detailed analysis and preparation of professional and vendor services agreements. He also provides guidance and support in the areas of operational restructuring of provider, supplier and medical group operations, including the expansion or contraction of services, outsourcing, marketing and development compliance and complex facility and vendor relationships.
Mr. Mulhollan has advised clients on a variety of organizational compliance efforts, including fraud and abuse and Stark law compliance and corporate policy development. He advises clients on physician professional services and on-call arrangements, medical director agreements, physician recruitment, graduate medical education and medical office leasing. Mr. Mulhollan has advised both healthcare and business clients on implementing the many requirements and compliance issues arising under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), as well as compliance with state medical privacy and professional licensing laws.
In addition, Mr. Mulhollan’s business practice includes general business advice to healthcare and non-healthcare clients, including mergers and acquisitions, governance, shareholder transactions, professional entity formation and compliance with government regulations. He is also a regular contributor to BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor blog, offering commentary on data privacy and information security topics.
Mr. Mulhollan is a member of the American, Ohio and Cleveland Metropolitan (Health Law Section) Bar Associations, as well as the American Health Lawyers Association.
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