Miriam L. Germer, M.L.E.

  • Lawyer
  • Specialist Lawyer for Medical Law
  • Healthcare Compliance Officer (HCO)

 

Office Hannover
T +49 511 899379 - 26
F +49 511 899379 - 76
miriam.germer(at)brandi.net
Languages: English, German

About me

    • Born in 1976
    • Studied law at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University Hanover, completing the 1st state exam
    • Master's program in "European legal practice" at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University Hanover and Université de Cergy-Pontoise (Paris), earning the academic title of "Magister Legum Europae" (M.L.E.)
    • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf with positions at BEITEN BURKHARDT in Cologne and Buse Heberer Fromm in Sydney, as well as at the German embassy in Budapest
    • Second state bar exam 2007
    • Attorney with BEITEN BURKHARDT in Düsseldorf 2007 - 2008
    • Attorney with Schindhelm Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in Hanover 2008 - 2011
    • Specialist attorney in medical law 2010
    • Attorney with Dr. Rüping & Partner mbB in Hanover 2011 - 2012
    • Legal advisor and deputy head of the legal department, as well as head of the area board at KRH Klinikum Region Hannover GmbH 2013 - 2017
    • Joined the firm in 2017
    • Healthcare Compliance Officer (HCO) 2018

    Expertise

    Compliance
    • Anti-corruption compliance
    • Determination of the specific requirements for a compliance system in consideration of the existing compliance culture
    • Development of customized compliance guidelines ("Code of Conduct")
    Medical law

    Insurance physician law and insurance dentist law

    • Purchase of medical practices
    • Sale of medical practices
    • Admission
    • Consulting and representation in case of a 50% admission
    • Subsequent admission
    • Employment authorizations
    • Job sharing
    • Authorization
    • Establishment of joint practices, consulting and representation
    • Establishment of professional partnerships (group practices), consulting and representation
    • Establishment of regional professional partnerships, consulting and representation
    • Establishment of partial professional partnerships, consulting and representation
    • Establishment of branch offices, consulting and representation
    • Establishment of healthcare center, consulting and representation
    • Establishment of shared laboratory services, consulting and representation
    • Establishment of equipment sharing schemes, consulting and representation
    • Fee disputes
    • Consulting and representation in case of audits
    • Consulting and representation in case of plausibility checks
    • Consulting and representation in case of disciplinary proceedings
    • Consulting and representation in connection with allegations in the area of "referrals against remuneration"
    • Consulting and representation in case of selective agreements

    Corporate law, contract law and professional law of healing professions

    • Establishment of regional professional partnerships, partial professional partnerships, branch offices, healthcare centers, shared laboratory services, equipment sharing schemes and pharmacies as well as consulting and representation in these cases
    • Consulting and representation in case of the cooperation projects of insurance physicians and hospitals
    • Partnership agreements for joint practices, professional partnerships (group practices), healthcare centers, shared laboratory services and equipment sharing schemes
    • Practice lease agreements
    • Employment agreements
    • Professional regulations for physicians
    • Professional regulations for dentists
    • Professional regulations for pharmacists
    • Professional regulations for alternative practitioners
    • Professional regulations for physiotherapists
    • Consulting and representation in case of fee disputes of private physicians in accordance with the GOÄ (German act on physician's fees)
    • Consulting and representation in case of fee disputes of private physicians in accordance with the GOZ (German act on dentist's fees)
    • Consulting and representation in case of fee disputes of alternative practitioners
    • Consulting and representation in case of fee disputes of physiotherapists
    • Consulting and representation in case of fee disputes between insurance physicians and the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians

    Hospital law and chief physician contract law

    • Hospital planning
    • Hospital financing
    • Consulting and representation for the conclusion and enforcement of chief physician contracts

    Pharmaceutical law, medical device law and law on the advertising of medicinal products

    • Consulting and representation of producers
    • Consulting and representation during marketing
    • Consulting with regard to distinction from other product groups
    • Product liability
    • Consulting and representation of physicians, alternative practitioners, hospitals and other healthcare providers with regard to inadmissible advertising

    Nursing home law and care regulations

    • Consulting and representation of nursing home operators
    • Consulting and representation in disputes with health insurance providers and nursing care funds

    Memberships

    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kassenarztrecht e.V.
    • Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V.
    • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Medizinrecht des Deutschen Anwaltverein e.V.
    • Griffelkunst e.V.