Burr & Forman, LLP


Burr & Forman is a full-service law firm with a dedicated team of health care attorneys serving clients in Alabama and throughout the Southeast. We represent physicians, physician practices, and other physician ventures in corporate formation, governance, transactional and regulatory issues. From a litigation standpoint, we represent physicians and physician practices in a broad array of matters, including false claims and qui tam defense, fraud and abuse investigations, contractual disputes, medical staff and licensure issues, medical malpractice defense and third-party payer matters.

From Rotunda

What’s at Stake for Medical Professionals in “Pill Mill” Investigations (July 20, 2018)

Are Your Electronic Devices Physically Secure? (June 13, 2018)

Trends In False Claims Lawsuits (May 3, 2018)

Alabama SB39: Another Shot in the Opioid Battle (April 5, 2018)

Alabama Legislature Considers State Law on Cybersecurity (March 22, 2018)

MACRA: Rolled Out and Still Rolling (Jan. 26, 2018)

The New Department of Justice Initiative: Aggressively Investigating and Prosecuting Opioid-Related Cases (Jan. 4, 2018)

Office of Civil Rights Issues Guidance on HIPAA in Light of Opioid Crisis (Nov. 30, 2017)

How to Make HIPAA Disclosures During Mass Tragedies (Oct. 6, 2017)

Physicians Maintain High Standards (Aug. 18, 2017)

Have You Properly Obtained Informed Consent? (July 21, 2017)

Meaningful Use and the Costs of Noncompliance (June 28, 2017)

A Physician is Leaving Your Practice — “Must Have” Employment Agreement Provisions (Three-part series)

  • Part I (March 16, 2017, issue of Rotunda)
  • Part II (April 27, 2017, issue of Rotunda)
  • Part III (June 2, 2017, issue of Rotunda)

Fraud and Abuse Investigations Should Be Taken Very Seriously (Feb. 3, 2017, issue of Rotunda)


From Alabama Medicine magazine…

A Refresher in the Medicare Claims Appeals Process… (Spring 2017 Issue, Alabama Medicine magazine)

What Eight Things You Should Do to Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats (Fall 2017 Issue, Alabama Medicine magazine)

Be Cautious When Responding to a Subpoena or Request for Medical Records (2016 Summer Issue, Alabama Medicine magazine)

Recent Changes to the Federal Stark Law (2016 Winter Issue, Alabama Medicine magazine)

The New Capitated System: How Do Physicians Respond? (2015 Winter Issue, Alabama Medicine magazine)


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