Pierce Atwood takes an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the needs of our healthcare clients. Healthcare providers regularly seek our help in a wide range of matters, including employment, regulatory compliance and licensure, HIPAA, antitrust advice, tax-exempt financing, medical staff issues, and structuring healthcare ventures and similar transactions. We also provide a full range of advice on questions of general corporate and business law to our healthcare clients.

Please see our Healthcare Services practice group page for more information about how we serve clients in the healthcare industry.

Hospital Acquisitions/Mergers

Pierce Atwood was retained by Mercy in its consolidation with Eastern Maine Health Systems.


Affordable Care Act

The 3,000 page act and 15,000+ pages of federal regulations to date represent a formidable challenge to comprehend and implement. Pierce Atwood can provide the legal and business advice that employers, healthcare providers and insurers need to navigate these uncharted waters successfully.


Forming a New Insurance Company

The Board of Directors of MGARA retained Pierce Atwood to analyze a new groundbreaking law, form a new insurance company, guide its financing and other operations and work with the Legislature and Bureau of Insurance through this complex and often-evolving process.



Traditional Labor

For decades, a majority of Maine hospitals have relied on Pierce Atwood attorneys to represent their interests at the table in labor negotiations with union representatives, board proceedings, arbitrations, unit determinations and compliance matters. 



Technology License and Service Agreements

Prepared and negotiated multiple key agreements for HealthInfoNet's deployment of statewide health information exchange.


125 Years