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Health Claim Denials

Health Claim Denials

From authorization issues to medical necessity and everything in between, we can intervene at any stage from first appeal to litigation or arbitration to seek payment of your claim(s).

Healthcare Law

Healthcare Law

We also assist clients with Revenue Cycle Consulting, Managed Care, Legal Opinions, HIPAA, Compliance, Medicare, Medicaid, Federal and State Statutes and  Regulations.

ERISA Appeals and LItigation

ERISA Appeals and Litigation

Whether a denied claim from a self-funded health plan, to disability and retirement plans, we are experienced in this seldom practiced area of the law.

Probate Law

Probate Law

Simple wills,  advanced directives and administration of estates through the probate process.  

ABOUT OUR PRACTICE

Laddaga & Garrett, has been serving South Carolina since 1981. With sixty years combined experience, Lawrence Laddaga and Linda Garrett have emphasized client service, professionalism and excellence in their practice. Primarily serving Health Care Providers and individuals in legal actions against Health Plans, Health Insurance Companies and Employers for issues involving Health Insurance and Benefits; Retirement Plans; Disability Benefits and other aspects of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, (ERISA). We have also assisted clients with other legal issues, as may be seen in the description of our services practice page. Welcome to our Website.

OUR ATTORNEYS

Lawrence A. Laddaga
lladdaga@sehealthlaw.com

LAWRENCE A. LADDAGA, ESQUIRE, FHFMA, received his B.A. degree, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of South Carolina in 1978 and his J.D. degree in 1981.

Mr. Laddaga is the founder of Laddaga- Garrett, P.A., Attorneys and Counselors at Law in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1983. The firm limits its practice to Health Law and ERISA litigation. In Health Law, the firm represents a variety of health care providers in Compliance matters, Fraud and Abuse issues, reimbursement-revenue cycle litigation and consultation; ERISA appeals and suits against insurance and health plans; PPO’s and HMO’s; managed care contracting; arbitration and litigation; HIPAA privacy and medical record issues, discharge planning issues, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements, antitrust, risk management, licensing and regulatory issues, appeals, consulting and general Health Law issues.

Mr. Laddaga is an advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Managers Association (HFMA) and holds their Fellow Designation with Certifications in Patient Accounts and Managed Care. Mr. Laddaga is a past President of the South Carolina Chapter, a past Regional Executive and served two terms on the HFMA National Principles and Practices Board, and on the Chapter Advancement Team through 2008.

Linda C. Garrett
lgarrett@sehealthlaw.com

LINDA C. GARRETT P.A. is a native of Charleston, Ms. Garrett received her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi, from the College of Charleston in 1991, majoring in U.S. History, and her J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1995.

Ms. Garrett concentrates her practice in the areas of general health law and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) litigation.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

OUR BLOG

  • If you were involved in the massive Equifax data breach of 2017, you may now file a claim. This FTC website has information about the settlement, a link where you can see if you were affected.  At a minimum, you can claim up to 10......

  • https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/medicare-appeals-backlog-reduced-nearly-20.html?oly_enc_id=9241H3876012J8N...

  • Over the last 37 years, we see common areas of opportunity where Hospital can improve collections and reduce claim denials Deadlines/Matrix:  The number and differences in deadlines as to when an appeal must be filed on a denied claim, how many appeals can or must......

CONTACT US

T | (843) 207-5040

F | (843) 207-5045

A | 7741 Dorchester Rd

North Charleston, SC 29418