Butler Tibbetts represents hospitals, health systems, physician groups, and other providers in a wide range of healthcare matters, with a focus on managing risk, providing strategic guidance, and achieving positive outcomes. Our lawyers and professionals work to transcend the traditional role of legal advisor, bringing a human element to every matter in an increasingly regulated and complex industry. We provide the legal expertise, business acumen, and sector experience necessary to address extraordinarily complicated healthcare operational, regulatory, litigation, managed care, and transactional matters.

How Can We Help?


  • Anti-Kickback and Stark Law issues
  • Compliance plans and reviews
  • Corporate governance
  • Federal and state licensing and regulatory compliance
  • HIPAA compliance and data security
  • Labor and employment counseling and litigation
  • Physician contracts and compliance reviews
  • Healthcare public policy and government relations


  • Claim and processing analysis
  • Fraud and abuse investigations and defense
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party reimbursement
  • Payer contracts and value-based programs
  • Payment disputes
  • Professional negligence defense
  • Provider agreements, reimbursement, and payment
  • Reimbursement audits
  • Take backs and offsets


  • Healthcare transactions and organizations
  • Healthcare real estate transactions and leasing
  • Physician group transactions and health ventures

Key Contact

Timothy Butler

Tim Butler

Managing Partner