Attorney Karina Gonzalez has concentrated her practice over the last 20 years in healthcare litigation and transactions. She has practiced in managed health care law defending managed care organizations and businesses in claims involving reimbursement disputes with participating and nonparticipating providers, contracting disputes, negligent credentialing, direct negligence for utilization management decisions, fraudulent billing , member disputes over medical benefits., balance billing, Medicare reimbursement, Medicaid reimbursement and healthcare fraud.
Attorney Gonzalez has defended physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice, psychiatric malpractice and defended nursing homes and assisted living facilities in nursing home negligence. She has provided risk management
Karina represents healthcare professionals and businesses in areas of :
- Contracting with payers
- Disputes involving rates and reimbursement with commercial payers, Medicare and Medicaid
- Healthcare benefits
- Credentialing and peer review
- Problems with licensures
- Medical malpractice defense
- behavioral health defense
- Long term care defense
- General commercial disputes
Karina graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College of law in 1993. She has an AV preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell and is a member of the Florida Bar Health Law Section; a member of the Civil Rules of Procedure Committee; and a member of
the American Health Lawyers Association, Health Law Section.