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Collection Law for the Health Care Industry

Ensure nothing gets overlooked – get on the road to success in collection law for the health care industry. Health care is extremely expensive in today’s world. Not all receivables are recoverable through channels such as Medicare, insurance and private payments. With the high volume of personal injury litigation in today’s society, it is incumbent upon health care providers to be familiar with their options for recovery – including the health care lien law in Arkansas. These reference materials will provide you with a basic overview of procedures for handling your receivables. Get valuable information on the collection process from admission and registration through legal remedies. You will also learn key collection techniques, procedures, remedies and pitfalls. Purchase these reference materials and get strategies for tackling day-to-day problems in the collection process and dealing with legal excuses. Benefits for You •Correctly file, perfect and enforce a lien •Understand creditor’s rights and restrictions in a bankruptcy proceeding •Stay up-to-date on recent trends and case law on collecting medical-related debt •Gain knowledge of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and what it means to your organization
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Agenda

Health Care Provider Liens
— Gabriel D. Mallard
Establishing the Lien
  • How a Claim Arises
  • Who Can File a Lien
  • Service – Who and How
  • This is a Medical Lien
Enforcing the Lien
  • Filing a Lawsuit
  • Joining a Lawsuit
  • Assigning the Lien
  • Maintenance of the Medical Lien Records
  • Lapse of the Lien
  • Statute of Limitations
Recovering on the Lien
  • Actions by Patients Against Torfeasor
  • Settlement of Tort Claims
  • Payments and Distributions
  • Satisfaction of the Judgment
Self-Pay Collections
— Casey D. Copeland
  • Responsible Parties
  • Lack of Capacity to Contract
  • Community Property and Separate Property Obligations
  • Parental Obligations
  • Guarantors
Bankruptcy
— Andrew L. Clark
  • Types of Bankruptcies
  • Creditors' Rights and Restrictions in a Bankruptcy Proceeding
  • Proofs of Claim
Questions and Answers
— Andrew L. Clark, Casey D. Copeland, and Gabriel D. Mallard
Medicare Secondary Payer Act
— Kathryn A. Kirkpatrick
  • What Is the Purpose?
  • Why Do We Care?
  • What Do We Do First?
  • How Do I Report a Claim to the Coordination of Benefits Contractor?
  • Who Is Involved in the Claims Process?
  • Trials
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
— Casey D. Copeland
Asset Discovery
Questions and Answers
— Casey D. Copeland and Kathryn A. Kirkpatrick
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Faculty

Casey D. Copeland, P.A. – Moderator

The Copeland Law Firm

  • Owner of The Copeland Law Firm in Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas
  • Areas of practice include business formation, property law, contracts, landlord-tenant, family law, criminal defense, creditor-side bankruptcy and others
  • Previously practiced law with Everett, Wales & Mitchell in Fayetteville
  • Clerked for the Washington County prosecuting attorney during law school
  • J.D. degree, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 479-846-0750 or copelandlawfirm@pgtc.com

Andrew L. Clark

Clark Byarlay & Sparks, Attorneys at Law

  • Attorney in the law firm of Clark Byarlay & Sparks, Attorneys at Law
  • Practices in bankruptcy and domestic relations
  • Admitted to the Arkansas Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member of the Arkansas Bar Association
  • J.D. and B.A. degrees, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

Gabriel D. Mallard

The Health Law Firm

  • Attorney with The Health Law Firm
  • Practices in the areas of health care law, specializing in false claims and audit defense, administrative appeals, employment law and litigation
  • Licensed to practice in the Arkansas state and federal courts and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member of the American Bar Association, the Arksansas Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association
  • J.D. and B.S. degrees, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  • Can be contacted at 501-221-7100 or gdmallard@healthlawfirm.com
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Product ID: 387821
Published 2011
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