Transparency and Access to Healthcare

Health Law Talk Presented by Chehardy Sherman Williams

Two of the most prevalent issues in healthcare are transparency and access to care. The direct primary care model attempts to solve these issues by making primary care affordable, transparent, and accessible by allowing patients to contract directly with the primary care physician for a low monthly fee, who in turn does not bill or invoice the patient’s insurance company. Therefore, patients can take advantage of a low-cost/transparent primary care model while enjoying the benefits of a primary care concierge type practice. In the latest episode of Health Law Talk, healthcare attorneys Conrad Meyer, Roy Bellina, and Chris Martin sit down with special guest Dr. Karl Hanson, a specialist in Family Medicine and founder of Infinity Health, a direct primary care practice in Kenner, Louisiana, to discuss the direct primary care model, how physician can start a direct primary care practice, the advantages and disadvantages of direct primary care, and the regulatory issues involved in direct primary care. This episode should not be missed for those who are interested in learning about an alternative model that provides transparency as well as patient access to care.

Health Law Talk, presented by Chehardy Sherman Williams, one of the largest full service law firms in the Greater New Orleans area, is a regular podcast focusing on the expansive area of healthcare law. Attorneys Rory Bellina, Conrad Meyer and George Mueller will address various legal issues and current events surrounding healthcare topics. The attorneys are here to answer your legal questions, create a discussion on various healthcare topics, as well as bring in subject matter experts and guests to join the conversation.

We handle everything from regulatory and compliance check-ups to employment matters, Medicare and Medicaid issues to state and federal fraud and abuse regulations. Our healthcare attorneys are always staying up to date on the latest state and federal regulations to ensure that our knowledge is always accurate.

Our team has the expertise to assist you with compliance matters, HIPAA violations, payor contracts and employee negotiations, practice and entity formation, and insurance reimbursement issues, in addition to the full spectrum of other healthcare related issues.

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