Health Law

Burford & Ryburn, L.L.P. routinely advises and represents its clients in a variety of issues that fall under the category of health law.

General Issues Include:

  • Managed Care
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Arbitration proceedings on collection of charges under HMO contract
  • Revision of hospital and medical staff bylaws
  • Peer review proceedings involving physicians and allied health care professionals
  • Coordinating legal aspects of Medicare and Medicaid compliance reviews
  • Reviewing and drafting hospital policies
  • Drafting policies and procedures regarding EMTALA, termination of pregnancy, adoptions, pronouncement of death, codes in non-nursing areas and informed consent
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts between hospital entities and third-party service providers
  • Presentations and opinions on various medical/legal issues to medical staff, hospital committees, and administrators
  • Real Estate transactions for health care entities-purchase and sale
  • Fraud and abuse issues
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating professional services contracts

Managed Care Insurance Claims

Traditionally Managed Care companies are slow pay, deny payment or reduce payments. Burford & Ryburn, L.L.P. now offers health care facilities and providers a solution to this problem.

The Firm will:

  • Set-up procedures to establish clean claims
  • Pursue collection of underpaid, slow paid or no pay accounts at hourly rates or contingency fee
  • Assist in negotiation and drafting of managed care contracts