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About This Practice Area

Our attorneys bring significant experience to all facets of healthcare regulation and litigation, and we provide counsel to clients navigating healthcare issues. Our attorneys have played leading roles in the business and regulation of the healthcare industry, including the representation of health plans, hospitals and health systems, physicians and physician practices, nurses and pharmacists.

Representative Matters

Our attorneys represented a hospital and ambulatory surgery center harmed by the Department of Community Health’s application of a Certificate of Need regulation.  On appeal, the Superior Court of Fulton County deemed the application of the rule to have exceeded the Department’s authority and reversed the award of the Certificate of Need.  The matter is on appeal.

Prepared the Certificate of Need application for Georgia's first ambulatory surgery center for general surgeons.

Assisted a health plan to establish on-site health clinics for a member-client.

Assisted a physicians group with compliance on federal Anti-Kickback and Stark laws when exploring a new and successful business model.

Successfully obtained ability for hospital to provide diagnostic cardiac catheterization services to patients, after the hospital was previously denied a Certificate of Need.

Defended a leading regional provider of respiratory and nutritional services based in California. The case settled favorably for our client.

Defended numerous physicians, pharmacists and nurses before licensing boards; assisted others in obtaining licenses.

Convinced Georgia Board of Pharmacy to recognize an accrediting entity.

Assisted with the Certificate of Need application for Georgia's first destination cancer hospital.

Assisted a major hospital in Brunswick, Georgia with a successful Certificate of Need application to obtain high-end surgical equipment, after it was previously denied.


"Josh Belinfante and his colleagues at the Robbins Firm truly understand the healthcare industry and the laws under which we operate to serve our patients.  As importantly, their strong and responsive counsel is an incredible value and is predictable from month-to-month.  I never worry about being surprised when the bill comes in, and I am consistently pleased with the advice our hospital receives."

D.K., Hospital Chief Executive Officer

"When it came time for our group practice to need representation before the Department of Community Health, we called on attorneys from Robbins Firm.  Having written much of it, they know Georgia healthcare law like few in the state.  They certainly proved helpful to our practice, and with their assistance, we opened the first ambulatory surgery center of its kind in Georgia."

D.C., M.D. and Surgeon

"Robbins Firm attorneys were incredibly helpful to us in offering advice on creative and cost-effective ways for us to expand our hospital's service line, even when the State initially rejected our Certificate of Need application.  Their first-hand knowledge of the subject matter and great working relationships with policymakers proved a real asset for our patients."

D.G., Hospital COO