Raue advises hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, joint medical practices, and physicians on all aspects of medical law, private and statutory health insurance law, and corporate law. Our practice group is recognized as one of the leading practices in the field in Germany. On an ongoing basis, we advise our clients on matters of financing and questions of approvals or licensing, in restructuring and cooperation projects, as well as in liability matters.

A further focus of our activities lies in advising the owners of nursing homes and homes for the elderly as well as nursing services on all matters of home and nursing law, including the negotiation of supply and remuneration contracts, the financing of investment costs as well as the acquisition and sale of homes.

Focus Areas

  • Hospital financing (budget negotiations, proceedings before the arbitration committee, investment financing)
  • Hospital planning
  • Compliance in hospitals
  • Advising medical care centers, joint medical practices, and shared administration practices on professional law
  • Medical licenses and authorization of physicians under the social health insurance scheme
  • Reviews of economic viability and plausibility checks in the practices of physicians authorized under the social health insurance scheme
  • Structuring of agreements for cooperation schemes regarding patient care or for research and science projects
  • Advising on organizational aspects of the establishment and restructuring of research institutions
  • Physician liability and risk management
  • Advice on the laws governing medical products and pharmaceuticals
  • Tissue and transplantation law
  • Laws governing rescue services (licensing and financing)
  • Public procurement law in healthcare

Rankings

  • “Notable healthcare set-up which provides reliable services on regulatory and contentious matters in the hospital sector.“ Chambers Europe 2019
  • “Easily accessible, responsive, very diligent and easy-going.“ Client, Chambers Europe 2019
  • Recommended for Healthcare, Legal 500 Deutschland 2019
  • Recommended for Healthcare, JUVE Handbook 2018/2019
  • Ranked for Healthcare in Germany, Chambers Europe 2018
  • “Strong healthcare set-up which provides reliable services on regulatory and contentious matters in the hospital sector.“ Chambers Europe 2018
  • “Notable activity in transactional, regulatory and employment law matters within the healthcare sector, including employee transfers.“ Chambers Europe 2018
  • “Diverse knowledge of medical law and speedy processing of matters.“ Client, Chambers Europe 2018
  • “We have always been impressed by the in-depth knowledge all team members have of the healthcare market in Germany. We can rely on our contacts to always be up to date on the issues – legal and political – affecting us.“ Client/Competitor, Chambers Europe 2018
  • “Particularly strong focus advising on hospital sector matters.“ Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • “High service level and short processing times.“ Clients/Competitors, Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • “Strong healthcare set-up which provides reliable services on regulatory and contentious matters in the hospital sector.“ Chambers Europe 2017
  • “Capable of summarising complex issues in two or three sentences.“ Client/Competitor, Chambers Europe 2017
  • “Service-oriented and nice to deal with on a personal level.“ Client, Chambers Europe 2017
  • “Well versed in the hospital sector and noted for its ‘high-quality work and short response times.” Legal 500 EMEA 2017

References

  • Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
  • KlinikumStadtSoest
  • Klinik-Betriebsgesellschaft Am Weinberg GmbH
  • RNS Gemeinschaftspraxis GbR
  • Krankenhaus Bethel Berlin gGmbH
  • ZTB Zentrum für Transfusionsmedizin und Zelltherapie Berlin gGmbH
  • SPIN MRI Betreibergesellschaft mbH