Rebecca Hoyes has an extensive background in the healthcare sector on various legal issues, including the representation of hospitals and their medical staffs in peer review investigations, corrective action, hearings and appeals. She counsels clients on privileging and credentialing of AHPs and physicians; bylaws, rules and policies; compliance with accreditation, licensure and regulatory requirements; practitioner disruptive behavior, disability and impairment; responding to subpoenas by state agencies requesting peer review or health information; and medical staff reporting obligations. Additionally, Rebecca advises hospitals and their medical staffs on state and federal privacy laws, emergency transfer laws, call coverage policies, exclusive contracts and telemedicine services.
Rebecca’s experience in medical staff work extends to the integration of medical staffs within a healthcare system, including formal medical staff unifications and the integration of medical staff functions, such as regional coordination of credentialing and peer review duties.
Rebecca’s experience in peer review extends to the representation of medical foundations, medical groups, and ASCs in peer review matters, such as drafting sharing agreements, composing Bylaws and hearing procedures. She also works with individuals and business entities on fraud and abuse issues and responds to investigations, audits and actions by state and federal health oversight agencies.