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Helping clients successfully navigate health care regulation

State & Federal Regulatory Matters

Regulation shapes all aspects of the healthcare industry, from financial transactions to licensure to the safe and lawful use of new technologies. Our healthcare regulation team routinely advises and represents clients on a broad range of complex state and federal regulatory issues and transactions, such as:

  • Assisted living certifications

  • Attorney General transactional reviews

  • Determination of Need filings for hospitals and nursing homes undertaking major construction and renovation projects

  • Determination of Need filings for innovative services and new technology providers (MRI, PET, Radiation Therapy, Proton Beam, Amigo PET, ECMO, Cyberknife, etc.)

  • Determination of Need transfer of ownership for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers

  • DPH Plan Review compliance projects

  • DPH and CMS Medicare survey compliance/plan of correction filings

  • DPH Hospital Essential Service closure and relocation filings

  • Health Policy Commission filings

  • Licensure filings for hospitals, EMS providers, nursing homes, clinics, community health centers, clinical labs, and hospice care

  • Medicare Certification filings

  • Patient Care Compliant investigations

  • Pharmacy DEA and Drug Control Compliant investigations and regulatory filings

  • Radiation Control licensure filings

  • State and Federal Transfer of Ownership filings (mergers, acquisitions, affiliations for hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, pharmacies, and ambulances)


Donoghue Barrett & Singal Secures DPH Approval for Major Health System…


Clearing the path for a state-of-the-art hospital in Charlestown


Landmark ruling in scientific misconduct case


Health care reform: standardizing insurer review procedures


Leading legislative reforms to improve transparency of patient reviews


Giving back to our community


Significant appeal in Big Dig criminal case