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I've concentrated my 20+ year practice in healthcare litigation and transactions.  I have practiced managed health care law defending managed care organizations and businesses in claims involving  reimbursement  disputes with participating and nonparticipating providers, contracting disputes, negligent credentialing,  direct negligence for utilization managementdecisions, fraudulent billing,member disputes over medical benefits., balance billing, Medicare reimbursement, Medicaid reimbursement and healthcare fraud.


            Additionally, I have defended physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice, psychiatric malpractice and defended nursing homes and assisted living facilities in nursing home negligence. 


            I represent healthcare professionals and businesses in areas of :

o   Contracting with payers

o Disputes involving rates and reimbursement with commercial payers, Medicare and Medicaid

o   Healthcare benefits

o   Credentialing and peer review

o   Problems with licensures

o   Medical malpractice defense

o   behavioral health defense

o   Long term care defense

o   General commercial  disputes




            I graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College of law in 1993.  I have an AV preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell and am a member of the Florida Bar Health Law Section; a member of the Civil Rules of Procedure Committee; and a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Health Law Section.


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 24%
  2. General Practice: 24%
  3. Health Care: 24%
  4. Litigation: 23%
  5. Health Insurance: 5%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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  • Charlene L Wilkinson

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    Karina is a very detailed and thorough attorney with excellent experience and industry knowledge!


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Florida Healthcare Law Firm

909 SE 5th Ave Ste 200
Delray Beach, FL, 33483-5172


FLMember in Good Standing199306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Best Law FirmBest Law Firms in America2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyFlorida Healthcare Law Firm2014 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Health Law SectionMemberN/A
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember - Health Law SectionN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1992
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarPayor Issues: Getting Paid, Staying Paid & Defending It2014