Welcome to the Law Office of Steven T. Polino, P.L.L.C.

3216 Prince Court Bedford, TX 76021

Call Today: 817-992-6359

Serving Tarrant, Dallas and surroundings counties in Texas

 

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Practice Areas

HEALTH PLANS & BENEFITS

Steven T. Polino is the former Vice-President of Operations, President and Chairman of the Board of the Self-Insurance Institute of America, INC. Click here to see his numerous published articles.

 

Representative Services

 Plan preparation, revision and compliance.  Grandfathered Plans.  Non-Grandfathered Plans.  Wellness Plans.

 

• Contract Preparation -

Care Management Agreements, Broker Agreements, NDA’s,  Operating Agreements, Confidentiality, Medical Tourism, Internet based Service   Agreements, Administrative Services Agreements, Consultant Agreements, Indemnity  Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Independent Contractor Agreements, MOU’s.

 

• Accreditation – Policy Manual, Employee Handbook – URAC Accreditation.

 

• Compliance – HIPAA & URAC Compliance Officer, Responses to DOI and DOL    Inquiries, HIPAA Compliance Manual, BAA, PHI Disclosures, HITECH, Act Breach Notification.

 

• Utilization Review/Case Management –  Compliance, Appeal Panel participation, advice and representation, external review.

 

• Litigation & Contract disputes:

> Care Management & Employer.

> TPA & Employer.

> TPA & Bill Review Vendors.

> Stop Loss/Excess Loss & Employee.

> Denial of Benefits (ERISA).

> National Coordinating Counsel, 26 states – Coverage Issues.

 

• General Research & Consultation:

> ERISA Claims & Appeal Procedures.

> Response to Provider Push Back – In Network Claims.

> Network Subscriber & Hospital Contract Review.

> ERISA Plan Language.

> Wellness.

 

• Negotiations

> Hospitals, Attorneys, Networks