Author Archives: Robert M. Kort

Arbitration of Medicare Coverage Disputes: An End-Around Preemption?

It is fairly common for a contract between a health care provider and a private insurance plan to include an arbitration provision governing disputes that arise under their contract. As a result, disputes between payors and their contracted providers—for example, overpayment and underpayment disputes—are often resolved through private arbitration, rather than the court system. But … Continue Reading »