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Timothy L. Hewson


  • (T) 803.253.8204
  • (F) 803.727.1444

Since 1989, Tim Hewson has exclusively represented health care providers.  He regularly counsels hospitals, long-term care facilities, multi-specialty physician practices and other health care entities on the following issues:

  • Managed care
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions and reorganizations
  • Hospital / physician joint ventures
  • Stark and Anti-Kickback advice
  • Governmental investigations
  • Physician recruiting and employment
  • Medical director agreements
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1989
  • University of South Carolina, B.A., 1983
Bar Admissions

South Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Financial Management Association
  • Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law) since 2009
  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell

Tim's representative matters include:

Large multi-hospital health system

Physician Integration Advice

  • Advise client on various physician arrangements including joint ventures, employment agreements, hospital-based physician agreements and independent contractor agreements.

Compliance Program Advice

  • Advise client in assessing compliance program and developing refinements to policies and procedures for physician arrangements and HIPAA compliance.

Large multi-specialty physician group

Advice on Joint Ventures

  • Advise client on the creation and formation of joint ventures, including structuring high tech equipment leases in compliance with applicable Federal and State compliance.

Advice on Asset Sale

  • Advise large multi-specialty physician group in negotiating sale of an ambulatory surgery center and related transactions.

ASC Syndications

  • Advise client in syndication of ambulatory surgery center to physicians.

Outsourcing Agreements

  • Advise client regarding outsourcing /services arrangements.

Tim is also general counsel to multiple hospitals and in that role, he has:

  • Developed multiple ambulatory surgery centers owned jointly by the hospital and a group of physicians.
  • Negotiated and developed exclusive service agreements for multiple services including pathology, cardiology, anesthesiology, radiology and ER.
  • Assisted a governmental hospital client in the development and implementation of a new compliance policy.  As a result of this process, the client now possesses an up-to-date, user-friendly compliance policy that is applicable to the day to day operations of a hospital.
  • Advised on board governance issues including standards of care and conflicts of interest policies concluding in the development of revised policies in these areas.
  • Structured physician recruitment, independent contractor, employment and joint ventures arrangements.
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