Bradley M. Seldin

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Bradley M. Seldin was born in Teaneck, New Jersey and has lived in South Florida since 1998. Mr. Seldin earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Syracuse University’s School of Management in 1995. He subsequently earned his Juris Doctor degree from Pace University in 1998. Upon graduation from law school, he relocated to South Florida and worked as a Staff Attorney/Legislative Aide for the Florida Senate from 1998 to 2000, working closely with various Senate Committees, Legislators, Lobbyists and private citizens to shepherd the passage of bills into law. Thereafter, Mr. Seldin, joined a boutique South Florida law firm and focused on the representation of managed care organizations in benefit disputes, medical malpractice matters, ERISA litigation, negotiation/enforcement of subrogation liens, and all other areas of managed care liability. Now Mr. Seldin uses these experiences to enhance the firm’s representation of healthcare providers in payment disputes with third party payors in both state and federal court.

Recent Articles for FHLF

Prohibitions against balance billing Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) patients have been around for more than a decade, but many non-contracted providers to HMO patients still don’t fully understand their rights to payment when it comes to collecting monies from patients and HMO’s.

HMO’s often have predetermined rates they pay to non-contracted healthcare providers; sometimes they are artificially low, do not reflect what is written in the member’s contract, or do abide by was is required by applicable law. As a result, these providers may end up being underpaid if they don’t have a written contract with the payor and they do not understand the payment methodology being applied to them.  This is of particular significance to emergency care providers. ER doctors and hospitals must, by law, provide emergency care without regard to whether the patient has an ability to pay for the treatment received.

 

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