Orlando, Fla. - August 3, 2012 - George F. Indest III, President and Managing Partner of The Health Law Firm, shares his knowledge of health law in the July 25, 2012 issue of Medical Economics. Mr. Indest wrote an article about the lists recently released by nine medical specialty societies, including the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) on the top medical tests and procedures that patients and physicians should question. In the article, he provided his insight into what these lists may mean for patients and doctors. His knowledge is based on his more than 30 years of experience in defending physicians and representing health care providers.
The article, "Beware Legal Ramifications of Unnecessary Tests," discusses the additional litigation doctors, healthcare clinics, and hospitals could face by ordering “unnecessary” tests and procedures for their patients. The entire article can be read here.
Mr. Indest is a well-known attorney specializing in the representation of health professionals and healthcare providers throughout Florida. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the legal specialty of Health Law. His practice encompasses all aspects of health law, including malpractice defense, qui-tam or “whistle-blower” and false claims, defense of professional licensing cases, representation in investigations, defense in credentialing matters, Medicare and Medicaid audits, formation of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), Board of Medicine hearings, peer review actions, clinical privileges hearings, representation of medical students, and other matters of healthcare law and legal representation of healthcare professionals.
In 1999, Mr. Indest started The Health Law Firm, which has three Florida offices located in Altamonte Springs, Orlando, and Pensacola. A former Navy JAG Corps attorney, he has practiced law for over 30 years.
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About The Health Law Firm
The Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Altamonte Springs, Orlando and Pensacola, Florida, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com.
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