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 Expert  725276

Expert in Medical Practice Consulting, Physician Contracting, Medical Billing


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has extensive background in evaluation of physician-physician, physician-hospital and third-party-payor contracts. He has assisted physicians and hospital administrators in evaluating and negotiating contracts, resulting in agreements having an equal exchange of value for service. He has an acute awareness of what terms are prevalent in the marketplace, both regionally and nationally.
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contract data

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contract bid evaluation

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contract negotiation

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mediation

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contract

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medical professional liability


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Bakersfield, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Barbara, California;  and Santa Maria, California.

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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   BS   Medical Practice Management   California State Univ at Los Angeles  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

Sole proprietor

 

Spanning from 1982, his background in medical practice management is expansive, entailing everything from billing, coding and pricing in the fee-for-service quadrant, to assisting physicians in acquiring professional liability coverage, finding locum tenens (freelance) and permanent positions, appraising and negotiating contracts with physicians, hospitals and third-party payors and counseling in areas of professional and personal nature. Through his 27 years in the industry he has directly guided physicians and hospital Administrators on directorship contracting and group amalgamation efforts, advising on entity structure, income distribution methodology and subcontracting with new associates. He has served on California Society of Anesthesiologists' Impaired Physicians Committee and has been accepted as a Physician Monitor with California Medical Board's Diversion Program for Impaired Physicians. He has been Certified by the American College of Medical Practice Executives and has been qualified as an expert witness in medical practice management in California Superior Court.

1982 to 1996

 

Spring Group

 

Executive

 

Vice President

 

He joined Spring full-time in 1982 as a billing administrator. He worked in all departments on an intense training program in order to learn all facets of the industry, starting with billing, coding, pricing and scheduling. Promoted to Vice President of Business Development in March of 1987, his activities entailed interviewing prospective clients, assisting them in acquiring professional liability coverage, finding locum tenens (freelance) and permanent positions, appraising and negotiating contracts with physicians, hospitals and third-party payors and counseling in areas of professional and personal nature.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He has served on California Society of Anesthesiologists' Impaired Physicians Committee and has been accepted as a Physician Monitor with California Medical Board's Diversion Program for Impaired Physicians.

Licenses/Certifications

He has been Certified with American College of Medical Practice Executives (CMPE).


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has been published numerous times in different anesthesia journals on the business aspects of medical practices.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Gateway to Anesthesia  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has provided testimony for a physician claiming he was discriminated against by not being taken into a physician group in accordance with the agreement signed.
  • He has provided testimony for a physician-group in defense of allegations that they discriminated by not being taking a physician into their group in accordance with the agreement signed.
  • He has provided consulting testimony to physicians and individuals in disputes over the proper amount of billing and the proper amount of payment for medical services rendered.
  • He has provided consulting testimony over disagreement due to a separation between an individual physician and a group.
  • He can provide accounts receivable or earning power valuation needed due to a divorce.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in billing consutancy in california for consulting on Medical billing contract.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has provided consulting, deposition and court testimony for a variety of cases involving physician-physician, physician-hospital and third-party-payor contracting, discrimination and medical billing disputes. He has been qualified as an expert witness in medical practice management in California Superior Court.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Medical practice management expert for consulting on medical practice management.
  • Expert for consulting on Billing.
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  • Expert in on-call physician scheduling for medical malpractice litigation.
  • Medical services value expert california.
  • Expert for consulting on medical billing.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1996 to 1996   Gold Coast, Australia   He assisted physicians practicing in a socialized medicine arena in structuring their practice to operate on a fee-for-service basis.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He has a "passing" ability to converse in Spanish.

Market Research:
He has directly guided physicians and hospital Administrators on directorship contracting and group amalgamation efforts, advising on entity structure, income distribution methodology and subcontracting with new associates. He has directly assisted physicians in their negotiating efforts with third-party payors.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has provided in excess of 50 seminars to physicians aimed at guiding them in practice management needs.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has sought out and secured outside vendors for a variety of medical management needs.

Other Skills and Services

He has been Certified by the American College of Medical Practice Executives.


 

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