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Healthcare Consulting FAQ

Healthcare Consulting FAQs

Answers to Common Questions about Healthcare Consulting in New York

When it comes to meeting the healthcare consulting needs of our clients, we at The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP are committed to ensuring that they have access to all of the resources they need. We have had the privilege of representing various hospitals and physicians throughout New York State.

We have noticed that many of these clients have similar questions and concerns regarding our healthcare consultation services. We have compiled a list of some of these frequently asked questions and added the answers below for your benefit.


What is no-fault arbitration?

When a no-fault claim is denied by an insurance carrier, healthcare carriers can file for no-fault arbitration. This legal course of action is less costly and less time-consuming than no-fault litigation. With our legal team on your side, you will have confidence about the handling of your case.


I'm being subjected to an Examination Under Oath. Can you assist me?

Yes, our firm handles cases involving Examination Under Oath (EUO). We know how stressful it can be to face an EUO, but we will fully prepare you to provide testimony. We will also explain in detail how the process works and what you can expect, including the kinds of questions you will be asked. For more information about EUO's, please click here.


What kind of clients do you represent?

Our firm provides consultation services to hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, MRI facilities, orthopedic surgeons, and many others.


Why should I entrust your firm with my healthcare consulting needs?

Our firm is confident in our abilities to assist you with your healthcare consulting needs, no matter how complex they may seem. We are one of the top New York State law firms to handle no-fault cases. Our firm's founder, Russell Friedman, has helped more than 70 hospitals and 200 healthcare companies with collecting on billing related to auto accident-related services. With extensive insight regarding this area of the law, our legal team has the skills and resources to provide reliable legal services.


I would like to discuss the nature of my case with your team. Do you offer free consultations?

Yes, our firm offers free initial consultations. You can discuss the nature of your healthcare matter with us, in person, free of charge. We look forward to helping you resolve your matter and to having the opportunity to create a long-lasting relationship built on trust.


Contact Our Firm to Obtain More Information!

Stop writing off unpaid claims as bad debt. Our firm can recover that money and increase your bottom line. If you are interested in healthcare consulting services, get in touch with our legal team today.

Meet Your Legal Professionals

Experienced Negotiators. Skilled Arbitrators. Aggressive Litigators.
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    Russell C. Friedman

    Founding Partner, 1958 – 2021

    As a no-fault insurance lawyer in New York, Russell Friedman is well-versed regarding the state’s no-fault laws. He has assisted countless individuals, hospitals, healthcare providers, and practitioners with denied no-fault claims and collecting on billing related to car accidents. With more than 30 years of experience behind him, he has the skills and resources needed to address some of the most complex no-fault issues.
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    Bruce M. Klein

    Partner

    Backed by more than 40 years of experience, Bruce M. Klein has provided high-quality healthcare consulting services to clients throughout New York. At Russell Friedman & Associates, he represents healthcare providers and carriers in no-fault regulation cases. In fact, he played an instrumental role in our firm’s work in obtaining clarification from the NYS Department of Financial Services that UB-04, the standard hospital billing form, is a bill in no-fault.
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    Charles H. Horn

    Partner

    Charles H. Horn is a New York healthcare consulting lawyer at Russell Friedman & Associates. A skilled litigator, he has tried more than 100 verdicts and has obtained numerous successful results. Backed by 18 years of experience, Attorney Charles Horn is very knowledgeable about cases related to excessive force, false arrest, and health-care related controversies.

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    David J. Zwerling

    Partner

    David J. Zwerling is a partner of Russell Friedman and Associates, and the managing attorney of our Hackensack, NJ office. Mr. Zwerling has served the people of New Jersey and New York for decades. Since beginning his career in private practice in 1990, he has been a partner for several law firms in the area. His background includes general civil litigation, high volume No-Fault/PIP Arbitration, civil rights violations and more.

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    Ron F. Wright

    Partner

    We at Russell Friedman & Associates are proud to work with a dedicated New York no-fault insurance attorney such as Ron F. Wright. When handling no-fault insurance cases, he is meticulous and driven to reach a timely resolution. He has represented numerous medical providers in claims against insurance companies, including those involving denied no-fault claims.
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    Erin S. Stamper

    Supervising Counsel

    As Supervising Counsel, Erin S. Stamper is dedicated to meeting the needs of the clients who seek our help. At Russell Friedman & Associates, she handles cases involving no-fault claims and drafting complex legal memoranda. Her proven litigation skills have translated into numerous successful results. In fact, she has successfully handled more than 75 no-fault trials and has resolved hundreds of others through arbitration.
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    Alexander H. Mun

    Senior Counsel

    Attorney Alexander H. Mun, is a well-respected and knowledgeable health care attorney. Since joining Russell Friedman & Associates in 2012, Attorney Mun has successfully secured millions of dollars for the Firm’s health care clients in the collection of their no-fault claims, in both arbitration and litigation. Over the course of his career, Attorney Mun has successfully arbitrated and litigated thousands of no-fault claims.
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    Dara C. Goodman

    Senior Counsel

    As a New York no-fault insurance attorney at Russell Friedman & Associates, Dara C. Goodman represents hospitals, health care providers, group practices, and surgical centers. Whether she is representing clients in arbitration or civil litigation, she is strategic and relentless throughout the entire process. Her strong writing skills have allowed her to write appellate briefs for some of the most complex no-fault cases.
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    Neil Flynn

    Senior Counsel

    For over two decades attorney Neil Flynn has litigated matters in New York State and Federal Courts from Suffolk County to the Canadian border. Neil has successfully prosecuted and defended complex, high-value matters involving intellectual property, construction, contracts, employment, health care, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and bodily injury, among other areas of law. He’s represented clients on both sides of the table in over a hundred trials and won over fifty million ...
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    Pablo A. Fernandez

    Senior Counsel

    Attorney Pablo A. Fernandez joined the law firm of The Russell Friedman Law Group in 2021, having a diverse background in criminal defense, immigration, construction law litigation and municipal law.
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    Rich Pawelczyk

    Senior Counsel

    Richard Pawelczyk is Senior Counsel at The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, handling litigation and transactions for individuals and companies of all sizes, including publicly traded corporations. Prior to joining the Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP in 2021, Mr. Pawelczyk served as counsel to several prominent entertainment companies and helped guide their business development, including Webster Hall Entertainment Corp before its sale to the Brooklyn Nets ownership group. Mr. Pawelczyk’s 20 ...
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    Ryan C. Woodworth

    Senior Counsel

    Ryan C. Woodworth founded and managed a private practice before joining the distinguished team at Russell Friedman & Associates in 2019. Mr. Woodworth is excited to be working with the team at Russell Friedman & Associates to help healthcare providers receive what they are owed by insurers. His diverse experience and familiarity in assisting clients with insurance and disability payments bring a valuable perspective to our team.

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    Phillip H. Kim

    Counsel

    Phillip H. Kim joined the law firm of Russell Friedman & Associates in 2019, having a diverse background in civil litigation including labor and employment litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kim has successfully litigated numerous labor and employment law cases on both Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s sides, including matters involving the FLSA, NYLL, and ADA.

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    Mohammad Anwar

    Counsel

    Mohammad Anwar joined The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP in 2022, with a background in civil litigation, having previously represented creditors in residential foreclosures in courts throughout New York State. Currently, Mr. Anwar handles personal injury claims and represents healthcare providers in the collection of their no-fault receivables, in both arbitration and litigation. Mr. Anwar earned his law degree from New York Law School and completed his undergraduate studies at John Jay College ...
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    Spencer D. Shapiro

    Counsel

    Joining The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP in 2021, Spencer D. Shapiro is a litigator, with extensive experience handling civil rights, personal injury, and municipal law cases in the New York State Supreme Courts and Federal District Courts. As a Deputy County Attorney for the Litigation and Appeals Bureau of the Nassau County Attorney’s office, Mr. Shapiro aggressively defended the County against claims of municipal liability through motion practice, depositions, and at trial, taking several ...
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    Steven R. Filosa

    Counsel

    Joining The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP in 2021, Steven R. Filosa is a commercial litigator with experience handling employment law cases at the federal, state, and administrative levels. Mr. Filosa represents workers whose rights have been violated, prosecuting claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, and wrongful termination. Mr. Filosa is also committed to representing trauma survivors, helping victims of sexual abuse and assault obtain compensation for the ...
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What Sets Us Apart From Our Competitors?

  • Fighting for Compensation

    We use negotiation, arbitration, or litigation to ensure medical providers are fairly compensated for their services.

  • Experienced Attorneys

    We have a team of trusted and respected attorneys to ensure your case is matched with the best attorney possible.

  • Client-Focused Approach

    We’re a client-centered, results-oriented firm. When you work with us, you can have confidence we’ll put your best interests at the forefront of your case – it’s that simple.

  • We'll Fly to You

    We fly throughout New England to meet with medical providers and hospitals to help them with collection, consulting and compliance.

  • Creative & Innovative Solutions

    No two cases are the same, and their solutions shouldn’t be either. Our attorneys provide creative points of view to yield exemplary results.

Pursue Your Claims at No Cost to You

You fulfilled your duties as a medical professional, and we believe that insurance companies should follow through with their responsibilities as well. Contact our firm to see how we can help.

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