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

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company Cases

The attorneys of The Health Law Firm routinely represent physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, massage therapists, mental health counselors and other health professionals in many different legal matters.

We represent these professionals in defending against patient complaints, defending against Department of Health (DOH) investigations, license investigations, DEA investigations, professional board meetings, administrative hearings, licensing matters, clinical privileges and credentials matters, fair hearings, defense of civil lawsuits and malpractice (professional liability) actions, Medicare and Medicaid audits and overpayment demands, Zone Program Integrity (ZPIC) and Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits, billing disputes, administrative hearings, business litigation and defense of complaints alleging HIPAA and breach of privacy violations.

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:

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company
Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company (PMIC)
Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO)
CPH & Associates Insurance
Firemen’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC)
Darwin National Insurance Company
Philadelphia Insurance Company (PIC)
ACE USA Insurance Company
Dentists Advantage Insurance Company
The Doctors Company (TDC)
State Farm Insurance Company
First Professionals Insurance Company (FPIC)
Lloyd’s of London
NAS Insurance
Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
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.