Juan C. Santos is a Miami health care attorney. He has a wealth of experience in the field of health care practice formation and management, particularly in the field of corporate transactions.
Mr. Santos focuses his practice on advising health care providers on health care regulatory compliance matters. Juan is responsible for handling specific regulatory/compliance/transactional matters for physicians, DME companies, pharmacies and facility clients including, Stark/Anti-kickback analysis, TJC/JCAHO, HIPAA, EMTALA, physician employment agreements, physician practice formation, hospital/physician integration and bylaw revisions, physician reimbursement issues, telemedicine for physicians, and physician ancillary services. In addition, Miami health care attorney, Juan Sanos, has handled issues relating to professional licensing and Federal Fraud and Abuse investigations for health care clients.
Furthermore, Mr. Santos has worked with clients in the health care industry to structure joint ventures and other transactions to promote business objectives that are in compliance with specific health care laws. Miami health care attorney, Juan Santos, has also been a guest speaker at the Health Care Compliance Association’s Regional Conference for health care providers and insurance companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Juan obtained a Master’s in Health Care Law from Loyola University of Chicago (the “Program”). The Program concentrates on the legal, regulatory, political, ethical and economic aspects of health care delivery in the United States. While in the Program, Juan was hired to work at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Office of The General Counsel. Juan drafted and reviewed business arrangements such as physician contracts, data warehouse agreements, record custodian agreements, organ and tissue procurement agreements, and patient consent forms.
Prior to that, Juan worked at a law firm in his home town of San Juan, Puerto Rico serving a diversified sector of the healthcare industry, including medical groups, physician-owned companies, hospitals and health maintenance organizations. Juan provided counseling and representation to clients in structuring complex transactions that complied with the local and federal statutes and regulations that may have an impact over their operations.
As an undergraduate attending Villanova University, Juan was selected to participate as an intern in the prestigious Villanova University Law School clinic. Juan served as an interpreter, interviewing clients who in their vast majority were Latin immigrants working under inhumane and illegal conditions. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree, Juan returned to San Juan to attend law school and become a full-time practicing attorney.
While in law school, Juan was an intern for the Hon. Senior Judge Jaime Pieras, Jr., at the Federal District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. He also studied abroad in Beijing, China where he learned the general legal principles of Chinese Law, while attending the Communication University of Beijing. After graduating law school, Juan began his career at one of the most prestigious law firm in San Juan, working as an associate at the firm’s corporate department.
Mr. Santos vast knowledge in health care law virtually allows him to handle all issues facing the modern healthcare professional, which makes him a formidable advocate for his clients. Miami health care attorney, Juan Santos, is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and in his spare time enjoys running and swimming.