We understand complex health care laws and your health care business. Let us navigate the law so you can heal people and maintain good health.

For nearly 40 years, Seigfreid Bingham’s health care attorneys have helped medical facilities and professionals successfully maneuver through complex and constantly changing legal requirements. We’re here so they can do what they do best: monitor health, encourage healthy living, and care for sick and injured individuals.

Health care providers and businesses face a myriad of challenges: expanding regulatory requirements, changing reimbursement models and reduced reimbursement, rapidly developing medical products and technologies, and an increasing need and demand for integration and network affiliations. We’re on top of the persistent challenges you face in accessing, securing and harnessing data, and evolving threats and opportunities tied to improved care and successful business operations. Using deep industry knowledge and experience, our Health Care Industry Group serves as a legal co-pilot to guide clients through ever-changing laws and regulations in a manner which helps achieve business or practice objectives.

Our Kansas City health care attorneys have built a reputation nationwide for knowing the law, providing good advice, creating practical solutions, and effectively implementing selected strategies.  We do it on time and at lower rates than other firms with a health care practice. Representing a wide array of health organizations both large and small, we bring the same passion and care to each.  Regardless if you operate a small medical practice or a multi-state hospital network, you will appreciate our firm’s ability to provide timely and sophisticated legal advice.

If you are seeking comprehensive and cost-effective solutions for your health care organization, you should work with Seigfreid Bingham.

Representative Clients

Americare Senior Living
Associated Audiologists
Ballad Health
BioMed Valley Discoveries, Inc.
Cass Regional Medical Center
Centrus Health of Kansas City, LLC
Cleveland University-Kansas City
Family Health Center (Compass Health)

Health Network of Missouri
Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
KVC Behavioral Healthcare
Maury Regional Medical Center
Mountain States Health Alliance

Hutchinson Clinic, P.A.

Iris Telehealth
Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Katy Trail Community Health
KVC Behavioral Healthcare
Maury Regional Medical Center
MAWD Pathology Group, P.A.
Midwest Nephrology Consultants
Missouri Highlands Health Care

North Kansas City Hospital
Rehoboth Mckinley Christian Hospital
Sharon Lane Health Services
Sunflower Neonatology Associates
Surgicenter of Johnson County Partners
Visiting Nurse Association

What Our Clients Say

The attorneys at Seigfreid Bingham understand our organization, our competitive market, and the pressures we face. I can count on them to provide practical advice and to have my back when I need to stand firm that our organization should not take certain action. I can also count on them to see another lawful way to achieve our organization’s objectives when there is one.
Tim Belisle, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Ballad Health
Seigfreid Bingham has a top-notch legal team that understands the sometimes complex legal and business challenges we face as a small, rural provider. They not only advise us of the relevant laws, they offer options for meeting those challenges at a cost that is sensitive to our financial constraints.
J. Christopher Lang, President & CEO, Cass Regional Medical Center
Thanks to Seigfreid Bingham, our practice should be secure for years to come. They helped us develop a plan for growth and transition customized to our needs and long-term vision for our practice. We have enjoyed working with Lori Beam. She is always a good listener and we trust her to steer us in the right direction.
Thomas Lancaster, M.D., President , Sunflower Neonatology Associates
Thanks to Seigfreid Bingham, our practice should be secure for years to come. They helped us develop a plan for growth and transition customized to our needs and long-term vision for our practice. We have enjoyed working with Lori Beam. She is always a good listener and we trust her to steer us in the right direction.
Thomas Lancaster, M.D., President, Sunflower Neonatology Associates
Seigfreid Bingham understands the role of our organization as a clinically integrated network and value-based contracting organization. We especially appreciate their timely responses to our requests for legal services and their proactive advice in helping us achieve our goals.
Jill Watson, Executive Director, Centrus Health of Kansas City


Our team’s nearly 40 years of experience in the health care industry allows our firm to provide clients with a broad spectrum of health care law services for a full range of health care organizations. Trust our consultation on a wide-range of issues that impact your organization’s operations and strategic initiatives, while keeping legal expenses lower than most big law firms.

Our wide-range of legal services provides practical advice that solves problems in a legally compliant way.

Health Care Law

  • Affiliations, Reorganizations, Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, & Sale Transactions
  • Clinical Research
  • Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims & Other Fraud & Abuse Laws
  • State Prohibitions on Corporate Practice of Medicine and Fee Splitting
  • Physician Recruitment, Employment & Service Contracts
  • Managed Care Contracts for Commercial & Government Plans & Self-Funded Employers
  • Clinically Integrated Networks & Other provider-based network organizations
  • Emerging Payment Models, including Shared Savings, Bundled Payments, Quality Rewards & Other Value-Based Arrangements
  • Provider & Facility Licensing & Accreditation
  • Medicare & Medicaid Participation & Reimbursement
  • Risk Management & Corporate Compliance Programs
  • CLIA & Related Laboratory Laws
  • HIPAA & Other Privacy Laws
  • Electronic Health Record Systems & Health Information Exchange Subscription & License Agreements
  • Public Facility Law

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

  • Physician Licensing, Credentialing & De-selection Hearings & Litigation
  • Contract Disputes of All Types
  • Employment Related Hearings & Litigation
  • Enforcement of Covenants Not to Compete
  • State Attorney General Hearings, Proceedings & Litigation
  • Disputes Among Owners of Medical Practices & Medical Businesses
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Government Investigations-witness counsel

General Business Law

  • Practice Group & Other Medical Business Formations
  • Buy-Sell Agreements & Other Agreements Among Owners of Medical Practices & Businesses
  • Corporate Law, Governance & Responsibility
  • Reorganizations, Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures & Sales
  • Dissolutions, Liquidations & Winding Up of Businesses
  • Facility Capital & Operating Leases
  • Management Agreements & Management Service Organizations
  • Executive Compensation, Benefits & Contracts
  • Purchasing, Leasing & Other Procurement

Examples of Our Work

Health Midwest

We started our health law practice in 1982 representing Research Medical Center and helping it grow from one hospital into the largest health care delivery system in the Kansas City area known as Health Midwest.  Our work culminated with our lead role as transaction counsel in the sale of Health Midwest to Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) in 2003 for 1.125 billion, the largest conversion of a nonprofit hospital system in U.S. history at that time.

Ballad Health

Our health care attorneys played a critical role in the creation of Ballad Health, first by helping it build a large integrated health care system in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia known as Mountain States Health Alliance and then by helping complete its merger with Wellmont Health System to form Ballad Health in 2018 under unique Tennessee and Virginia legislation that allows competitors to combine when the state determines the benefits outweigh any harms. Today, we provide Ballad Health with legal advice on a wide range of topics including mergers and acquisitions, physician employment, health care law compliance, working and contracting with independent physician groups, ownership and operation of ambulatory surgery centers, participation in new payment models such as Accountable Care Organizations and bundled payment programs, participation in provider networks.

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Nonprofit Hospitals Joining Regional Health System

When nonprofit hospitals merge and change governance control, the parties need experienced legal counsel to guide through the involved requirements. Our health care attorneys have performed these transactions numerous times.

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Physician Practice Services

When physician practices decide to sell to hospitals or health care systems, effective representation is necessary to achieve the optimal start to the new relationship. Our health care attorneys have represented both hospitals and physicians in many of these transactions, so we know what is important to both parties and how to achieve common ground. We also help physician practices establish operations and relationships that enable them to remain independent private practices.

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Our health care attorneys are uniquely suited to serve you.

Contact Lori Beam, the leader of our Health Care Industry Group, to learn more.
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