Richard J. King Serves as Panelist for the American Health Lawyers Association

WILMINGTON, DE, February 2, 2016 – Stevens & Lee Shareholder Richard J. King was a panelist for an American Health Lawyers Association Roundtable held January 25, 2016.

Mr. King presented “Selecting the Right Payment Method” in the audience call-in roundtable, “New Developments in Managed Care Contracting.” Mr. King’s session covered the subject of payment methodologies, including risk-based payment.

Mr. King concentrates his practice in health law, with emphasis on federal and state regulatory compliance and third party reimbursement, including Medicare, Medicaid and non-governmental commercial payers. He also represents health care providers in litigation matters in federal and state courts and before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board, Federal Administrative Law Judges and state administrative agencies, including the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

Mr. King has represented more than 100 nursing homes, hospitals and personal care facilities in state and regulatory proceedings, including survey, certification and certificate of need matters. He has appealed Medicaid and Medicare disputes in which additional reimbursement for hospital and nursing home clients was obtained and has defended clients in insurance, health care, commercial and franchise law matters.

Mr. King’s health care transactional experience includes structuring, negotiating and executing healthcare provider merger and affiliation, medical practice acquisitions, complex managed care contracts and counseling clients on compliance with federal and state laws, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA and the physician self-referral prohibitions (Stark).

Mr. King has an M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University, a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and a B.A., with distinction, from the University of Virginia.