THE HEALTH LAW FIRM ADDED TO ORANGE COUNTY SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN BUSINESS PROGRAM

Orlando, Fla. - December 17, 2013 - The Health Law Firm is now certified by Orange County as a Service-Disabled Veteran Business.

Through the Orange County Service-Disabled Veteran Business Program, the county provides economic opportunities for certified service-disabled veterans. The certification of The Health Law Firm as a Service-Disabled Veteran Business by Orange County grants the firm preferred status when submitting bids for contracts.  To view the certification registering The Health Law Firm as part of the Orange County Service-Disabled Veteran Business Program, click here.

The Health Law Firm’s President and Managing Partner, George F. Indest III, is a former naval aviator who also served as a Navy JAG Corps officer. Because of his service, The Health Law Firm is able to be awarded this certification by Orange County.

The Health Law Firm was recently recertified by the Florida Department of Management Services Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD) as a Minority, Women & Service-Disabled Veteran Certified Business Enterprise. This certification also grants the firm preferred status when submitting bids for contracts. The Health Law Firm will also receive a first tier referral from the State of Florida, which means the firm is part of the first tier of businesses referred to state agencies seeking to include supplier diversity as a part of their purchase order and contract opportunities. To view The Health Law Firm’s State of Florida Minority, Women & Service-Disabled Veteran Business Certificate, click here.

The Health Law Firm is also certified as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which means the firm is eligible to participate in Veterans First Contracting Program opportunities. To view The Health Law Firm’s certification letter from the VA, click here.

Mr. Indest is a well-known attorney specializing in health law. He represents primarily physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, medical groups and small health facilities in Florida and throughout the U.S. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the legal specialty of Health Law. His practice encompasses all aspects of health law, including malpractice defense, qui-tam or “whistleblower” and false claims, defense of professional licensing cases, representation in investigations, defense in credentialing matters, Medicare and Medicaid audits, formation of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), Board of Medicine hearings, peer review actions, clinical privileges hearings, representation of medical students, and other matters of healthcare law and legal representation of healthcare professionals.

In 1999, Mr. Indest started The Health Law Firm, which now has offices in Central Florida and Colorado. A former Navy JAG Corps attorney, he has practiced law for more than 30 years.

For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com.

For downloadable, printable photographs of Mr. Indest, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/resources/online-press-kit.html.


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About The Health Law Firm
The Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com.


For additional information contact:
Director of Communications
The Health Law Firm
Office: (407) 331-6620, ext. 228
KBrant@TheHealthLawFirm.com
or
George F. Indest III
(407) 331-6620