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L. Lamar Blount
CPA/CFF, FHFMA
P.O. Box 2166
Atlanta GA 30077-2166
USA
phone: 770-645-5989
fax: 770-282-8410
During 30+ years of serving the Healthcare Industry, Mr. Blount has served more than 300 clients in 30 states in the areas of Reasonable Charges (UCR), Medical Billing; False Claims, Regulatory Compliance, Reimbursement, Damage Quantification, and Financial Management.

Mr. Blount is a Fellow and Certified Financial Professional in HFMA, member of the American Institute & Georgia Society of CPAs, and National Association of Health Underwriters, and has been an Arbitrator for American Health Lawyers Association. He has been admitted as an expert in multiple US District and State Courts and Administrative Hearings, and has testified for plaintiffs and defendants, providers, payors and government clients.

A nationally recognized author, Mr. Blount has co-authored AMA’s best selling "Mastering the Reimbursement Process" book.

Expertise Includes:
  • Accounting
  • APCs
  • Business Damages
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Cost Reports
  • DRGs
  • ERISA
  • False Claims - Fraud
  • HIPAA
  • ICD & CPT Coding
  • Insurance
  • Rate Setting
  • Self Disclosure
  • Valuations
  • CV and Legal references provided upon request.
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    Stephen D. Chin, MD, FACEP
    Burlingame CA 94010
    USA
    phone: 650-224-7873
    fax: 650-228-7367
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    Stephen D. Chin, MD, FACEP, is an experienced Emergency Physician with an expertise in Documentation Quality Assurance and Risk Management through optimization of documentation and effecting behavioral change among providers.

    Dr. Chin currently is currently an Emergency Department Provider at Alta Bates Medical Center. He also serves as an Urgent Care Provider and Cimro Peer Review Panelist.

    For 12 years, Dr. Chin served as the Documentation Quality Assurance Expert at Berkeley Emergency Medical Group where he discovered many errors and omissions common in the provider charting and educated them to modify their documentation habits in order to optimize billing and reimbursement for the care provided, while minimizing legal risk through thoroughly documenting that standards of care were met. Additionally, he conducts medical quality assurance file review for the Medical Board of California.

    Litigation Support - Dr. Chin provides Health, Life, and Disability File Reviews. His services include detailed forensic evaluation of the medical record and associated case files to determine merit and/or to find weaknesses or inconsistencies in documentation.

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    Elliott M. Stein, MD
    Chief of Psychiatry
    302 Silver Ave.
    San Francisco CA 94112
    USA
    phone: 415-672-9352
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    Elliott M. Stein, MD is a Geriatric Psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience caring for the elderly. Dr. Stein is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry (October, 1979), and in Geriatric Psychiatry (April, 1991; Re-Certified, December, 2001, and in April, 2011). He is licensed to practice in California and Florida.

    Dr. Stein is currently the Director of Psychiatry at the Jewish Home of San Francisco, and the Medical Director of their Geriatric Psychiatry Hospital. He treats older individuals from all over the San Francisco Bay area, typically people who have complex combination of psychiatric and medical problems.

    Dr. Stein is a Member of the Task Force on Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, for the International PsychoGeriatric Association. He is available to serve as an Expert Witness, do legal and forensic consultation, record review, and assessments concerning Psychiatric issues in older individuals. Dr. Stein offers his services to attorneys for both Plaintiff or Defense.

    Areas of Expertise:
    • Contested Wills and Trusts
    • Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Insane Delusions
    • Geriatric Competence
    • Dementia and Delirium, Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Geriatric Psychiatry Evaluation and Treatment, Psychiatric Medication, Psychotherapeutic Issues
    • Depression and Anxiety Disorders
    • Relationship Problems between the Elderly and their Adult Children
    • Aging and Mental Disorders
    • Geriatric Psychiatry issues concerning Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Independent and Assisted Living Facilities
    • Medicare Psychiatric Services Coding and Documentation
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    Patrice Morin-Spatz, CPC, CMSCS, CHCI, CPMA
    P.O. Box 12805
    Dallas TX 75225
    USA
    phone: 972-955-4855
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    Patrice Morin-Spatz, CPC, CMSCS, CHCI is a professional Medical Coding and Reimbursement subject matter expert supporting clientele throughout the United States with more than 30 years of experience in her field.

    Ms. Morin-Spatz is a former editor of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) book, and a published author of more than 15 books on coding. Her legal and coding expertise has been utilized by the Department of Justice, Department of Defense, attorneys, insurance companies, clinics, medical associations, and organizations.

    Whether testifying for medical fraud and abuse cases, assisting in the recouping of monies for physicians, providing medical coding seminars, audits, in-house consultations, superbill reviews or fee slip analysis for clients, her emphasis and expertise remains solely on medical coding and reimbursement. Ms. Morin-Spatz's services are available to attorneys representing both Plaintiff and Defense. She has testified in district, state, and federal court.

    Areas of Expertise:
    • Usual, Customary & Reasonable(UCR) Fees
    • Medicare Standard Fees
    • Fraud & Abuse
    • Bundling / Unbundling
  • Medicare & 3rd Party Payments
  • Medicare Audits
  • Double Billing
  • RICO & Qui Tam Cases
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    The oldest book in the industry and published by a former author of the AMA's CPT book. Based on 30+ years of experience, including medical coding audits, seminars, in-house consultations, retro-active coding and billing, and expert testimony, MedBooks cp"Teach" provides individuals with easy-to-use, yet comprehensive information in the areas of CPT, HCPCS, ICD, medical terminology and anatomy.
    Patrice Morin-Spatz, et al.
    The first and only book of its kind in the industry. AccuPCS is a copyrighted reference tool designed to save you time and money. All information is taken at the time of printing from the most current information from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). All HCPCS Level II codes are listed alphabetically both as CMS has defined PLUS utilizing key words.
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    Administrator
    6555 Coyle Avenue, Suite 235
    Carmichael CA 95608
    USA
    phone: 800-403-1647 or 916-863-7301
    fax: 916-863-7206
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    MRK Medical Consultants provides Medical-Legal Evaluations to help legal and insurance professionals reach appropriate conclusions about their client's situations. MRK provides a wide array of medical experts that offer objective review and analysis of personal injuries. Each stage of the process—research to review, analysis to opinion—is addressed in a comprehensive manner in order to help legal and insurance professionals reach appropriate conclusions about their client’s situations. MRK has over forty board certified physician specialists and many with subspecialty certifications. MRK provides physician experts to the entire State of California, the Reno/Lake Tahoe area and Las Vegas, and we travel to many areas of the United States. Physical therapy, registered nurses, physician assistant and billing review consultants are available services MRK provides. Oncall MD's in office daily to discuss your needs if you are unsure of what expert you need.

    Dr. Edward YoungerEdward W. Younger, III, M.D., Medical Director of MRK Medical Consultants, specializes in Orthopedic Surgery. He has extensive experience in total joint replacement, as well as reconstructive surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. He was instrumental in bringing computer navigation technology to his hospital. He has served on the orthopedic trauma staff at Mercy San Juan Medical Center and serves on the Medical Executive Committee at Mercy San Juan. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the California Orthopedic Association.


    Dr. Michael KleinDr. Michael R. Klein, Jr., M.D., specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and is a founding member and the first Medical Director of Northern California Orthopedic Centers. He is a senior member of the medical staff at Mercy San Juan Medical Center and was involved with the development of the orthopedic section of the Level II Trauma Center.

    Dr. Klein is a clinical instructor at University of California, Davis, Medical Center, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Medical Association and the California Medical Association.

    MRK's Areas of Expertise:
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurosurgery / Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • General surgery / trauma
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • RN
  • Physical Therapy
  • Chiropractic Orthopedics
  • Neuropsychology
  • Podiatry
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Family Practice Anesthesiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Urology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical care
  • Otolaryngology