International clients | PERSONAL EXPERTISE
smoothly offboarding physicians from their jobs | ONBOARDING TO NEW ONES

"Ann Bittinger continues, calling out the changed nature of the physician employment agreement, with suggested contractual language to solve recurrent issues that arise in the negotiations of these transactions for a changed workforce. She offers her breezy, practical guidance with particular intention to health system employment contracts."

-- the Health Law Handbook, 2020, Editor's Note by Alice Gosfield, describing Ms. Bittinger's chapter on negotiating employment agreements for physicians.

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What We Do

The Bittinger Law Firm is dedicated exclusively to health law. The firm handles compliance and transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, expansions, but also routine outside general counsel matters for large physician groups. We draft and review physician employment agreements as well as company governance documents. We assist with the Stark Law, Anti-kickback Statute and HIPAA.

Who We Are

Ann M. Bittinger, a nationally-recognized expert on healthcare laws and transactions, provides personal service to each client.  Ann has practiced healthcare law and guided clients through business transactions for 19 years. Ms. Bittinger served on the Board of Directors of the American Health Lawyers Association.  She is AV rated as “preeminent.”

Who We Serve

The firm’s clients include all types of entities and individuals in the healthcare industry: health systems, physician groups, physicians, a physician-hospital organization, laboratories, pharmacies, distributors and other practitioners. The firm’s national clientele includes clients based in London, U.K., San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville and Dallas.

The firm’s goal is simple: to earn standing ovations from each client by exceeding their expectations on a regular basis.