Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)

At Malecki Brooks Law Group, LLC, our team of healthcare attorneys has extensive experience advising and representing federally qualified health centers. We understand your business and legal concerns so we can help develop solutions that accomplish your objectives, minimize your legal exposure and control legal costs.

We can assist you with the following:


  • FQHC certification
  • Department of Health and Human Services requirements
  • Provider contract review (employment, independent contractor, managed care)
  • Joint business ventures
  • Medical practice acquisition and sales
  • Medical equipment purchases and leases
  • Real estate purchases, office space leases, provider based clinic arrangements
  • Review of restrictive covenants and non-complete clauses
  • Risk assessments and risk reduction strategies


  • Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance company audit assistance and representation
  • Third-party payor coding and billing requirements
  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) advice and representation
  • License application and discipline cases at the IDFPR
  • HIPAA privacy assessments and assistance with compliance or breaches
  • Compliance assessments and development of compliance plan/policies
  • Employment practices and policies
  • Outsourced compliance officer and compliance education
  • General counsel/in-house counsel services


  • Potentially compensable event management
  • Crisis management
  • Deposition assistance
  • Contract disputes
  • Malpractice defense

Contact an Attorney

Melinda Malecki

Aileen Kiska Brooks