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Seven Things To Know When You Receive A Notice Of Investigation From The Department Of Health

Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO)

Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) Insurance Company Cases
We regularly represent pharmacists, massage therapists, mental health counselors, nurse registries, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, nurse practitioners, lab technicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers, physician assistants and other health professionals in many different legal matters.

Such representation includes representation before your professional board, in Department of Health (DOH) investigations, in administrative hearings, in civil litigation, in defense of malpractice claims, in professional licensing matters, in defense of allegations concerning HIPAA privacy violations, in Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) actions, and in many other matters. 

We routinely represent physicians and dentists in defending against malpractice claims, civil lawsuits, administrative complaints, peer review actions, Department of Health investigations, medicare audits, medicaid audits, and other matters. In cases in which the health care professional has professional liability insurance or general liability insurance which provides coverage for such matters, we will seek to obtain coverage by your insurance company and will attempt to have your legal fees and expenses covered by your insurance company. We will agree to take an assignment of your insurance policy proceeds in order to be able to submit our bills directly to your insurance company, if your insurance company will allow this.

Many of these insurers will pay our firm to represent you in the legal defense of an investigation or complaint against your professional (nursing, medical, dental, psychology, mental health counselor) license or for an administrative hearing involving professional discipline. Contact us early.

In doing so, we have represented the insureds of the following insurance companies:

  • Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) Insurance
  • CPH & Associates Insurance
  • The Doctors Company (TDC)
  • Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company
  • ACE USA Insurance Company
  • Dentists Advantage Insurance Company
  • State Farm Insurance Company
  • First Professionals Insurance Company (FPIC)
  • Firemen’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC)
  • NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company
  • Nurses Service Organization (NSO) Insurance
  • Philadelphia Insurance Company
  • And many others

For those insurance companies who with whom we do not have an existing relationship, at your request, we will submit our information to the insurance company and will agree to work for rates comparable to the other firms that the insurance company uses in the area, if the insurance company will agree to this.

We have also been retained to defend physicians and businesses in general litigation matters and business litigation matters by some of the insurance companies named above.