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Experienced Puerto Rico Healthcare Law Attorneys

Hato Rey lawyers bring up-to-date knowledge of the law
As sweeping legislation and evolving regulations continually transform the healthcare system, understanding your rights and responsibilities requires ongoing education and collection of the latest information. With more than 40 years of combined experience, the lawyers at Yolanda Benitez, Cotto & Associates, P.S.C. are dedicated to keeping up-to-date on the frequently changing laws that affect patients and medical professionals. We serve as your link to the legal process, using our in-depth knowledge about insurance and government agencies to resolve your legal issues.

Medical professionals’ regulatory compliance

Doctors are trained to provide medical treatments to their patients, not to maneuver through bureaucratic red tape. Doctors should not have to waste valuable time trying to understand the complex legal issues associated with healthcare policies. At Yolanda Benitez, Cotto & Associates, P.S.C., we employ our in-depth, current knowledge about the healthcare system and the relevant laws to ensure you remain in compliance with regulations and aware of legal issues related to:

  • PPACA — Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • HIPPA — Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • HITECH — Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Pharmaceuticals and prescriptions
  • Licensure and safety
  • Business and billing practices
  • Whistleblower statutes

Patients rights in the healthcare system
Patients are granted important fundamental rights by law. When your rights are violated by an insurance company or a medical professional, you have remedies available to you. We effectively negotiate with insurance companies, medical professionals and government organizations to develop equitable solutions to your healthcare conflicts. If litigation is the most appropriate means of resolving your dispute, we apply our sophisticated litigation skills and dynamic courtroom demeanor to protect your patient rights in the courtroom. We are prepared to help you with legal issues involving:

  • Appeals of insurance decisions
  • Private insurance, including HMOs, PPOs and disability
  • Federal programs, including Medicaid and Medicare
  • Rights under federal and Puerto Rico laws, such as PPACA
  • Long-term and nursing-home care
  • Licensing

Contact a dedicated Puerto Rico healthcare law firm.
Call Yolanda Benitez, Cotto & Associates, P.S.C. at 787-620-6020 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.