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.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.