Marvin H. Firestone, MD, JD, FCLM, is a Past President of the American College of... more
Marvin H. Firestone, MD, JD, FCLM, is a Past President of the American College of Legal Medicine and a board certified specialist in Medical Jurisprudence by the American Board of Law in Medicine. He is a frequent lecturer at national medical law conferences and is a presenter for the Western Institute of Legal Medicine. "The Physician needs a lawyer who knows the territory. When law and ... view profile
Health care law covers hospital and healthcare administration—how the health care services you need are managed and delivered to you. Health care attorneys understand the health care industry and the roles of hospitals, doctors, nurses, dentists, physical therapists, and pharmacists. They know the latest drug therapies, medical procedures, and medical technologies. If you need medical care, health care attorneys can help you discover what services are available to you and how you can pay for them using private medical insurance plans, Medicaid or Medicare, or a combination of plans.