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Desiree Charpentier, Esq., Managing Partner Attorney
Managed Care contract review; Auditing; Underpayment recoveries; Review of contractual allowances; Research and legal applications; Pati...
Phone:202-355-7178, 202-962-0306
Web:http://www.hlsllc.com
Address: The James Monroe Building 2001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006
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Law Firm:Healthcare Legal Solutions, LLC
Lawyer:Desiree Charpentier, Esq.
Phone:202-355-7178, 202-962-0306
Fax:202-962-0308
Lawyer Title:Managing Partner
Practice Areas:Managed Care contract review; Auditing; Underpayment recoveries; Review of contractual allowances; Research and legal applications; Patient advocacy; Substantive appeals; ERISA claims; Workers compensation; Stop loss provisions; Contract interpretation; Illegal clauses and procedures; Mandated benefits; Limitations of State and Federal laws; ERISA; HIPAA; COBRA; Patient protection laws; Timely filing; Misverification of benefits; Non-covered treatment; Wrongful delay; Usual and customary rates; Refund requests and offsets; Out-of-network provider; Coordination of benefits; Medical necessity; Authorization denial; Pre-existing condition; Recission
Bio:Ms. Charpentier’s principal area of practice is in healthcare with a focus on revenue cycle and third party payer disputes. She focuses on healthcare provider clients with an emphasis on managed care, governmental, state and third party payer reimbursement. She has represented hospitals involved in reimbursement and coverage disputes with insurance companies and other third-party payers. Ms. Charpentier has settled claims by carefully scrutinizing the provider’s managed care contracts and drafting administrative appeals. She has represented major corporate chains and obtained millions of dollars in reimbursement for clients. Matters appealed include institutional medical claims such as ERISA, Medicare audits, Medicaid, medical necessity (inpatient and outpatient), workers compensation, coverage and authorization –technical as well as clinical denials. Prior to working for HLS, Ms. Charpentier worked at the law firm of Cadeaux & Taglieri, PC, a personal injury law firm. She assisted in all stages of litigation relating to personal injury, negligence, automobile accidents and insurance litigation. She also was a legal researcher for professors Starrs and Cunningham at the George Washington University Law Center and a research associate for the Environmental Lawyer Journal.Previously, Ms. Charpentier taught at the University of Virginia and later became an Adjunct Professor/Lecturer at George Mason and George Washington Universities.
Admitted:2003, Maryland State Bar
College:University of Virginia, B.A., 1995; University of Virginia, M.A., 1997
Law School:George Washinton University Law School, J.D., Juris Doctor, 2001
Membership:American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Maryland Bar Association, American Administrative Healthcare Management Association (AAHAM), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

Lawyer Desiree Charpentier, Esq., graduated from University of Virginia, B.A., 1995; University of Virginia, M.A., 1997 George Washinton University Law School, J.D., Juris Doctor, 2001, is now employed by Healthcare Legal Solutions, LLC at The James Monroe Building 2001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20006.

While being a member of American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Maryland Bar Association, American Administrative Healthcare Management Association (AAHAM), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Desiree Charpentier, Esq. is one of the more than one million lawyers in United States. Before choosing Desiree Charpentier, Esq. as your lawyer, you should consider whether Desiree Charpentier, Esq. is a member of American Bar Association (ABA), how much he or she charges for the services, if there is any hidden attorney fee, what's the fee schedule, whether he or she has good community reputation and is able to provide a list of good references. You can also contact the Board of Professional Responsibility of the state bar, to find out if Desiree Charpentier, Esq. has ever been placed under any disciplinary actions. If there is any such disciplinary action, avoid using his or her services. Please be aware that, though Desiree Charpentier, Esq.'s office is located at Washington, DC, he or she might belong to the bar association of other states.

Focus of Lawyer's Practice and Years Practice are also very important factors in your evaluation process. The more focused the lawyer's practice areas, the better service he or she could provide. Length of practice, however, can be both positive and negative for an attorney. So do not make decisions solely on one or two factors. Desiree Charpentier, Esq. has been admitted in 2003, Maryland State Bar. His or her practice areas include Managed Care contract review; Auditing; Underpayment recoveries; Review of contractual allowances; Research and legal applications; Patient advocacy; Substantive appeals; ERISA claims; Workers compensation; Stop loss provisions; Contract interpretation; Illegal clauses and procedures; Mandated benefits; Limitations of State and Federal laws; ERISA; HIPAA; COBRA; Patient protection laws; Timely filing; Misverification of benefits; Non-covered treatment; Wrongful delay; Usual and customary rates; Refund requests and offsets; Out-of-network provider; Coordination of benefits; Medical necessity; Authorization denial; Pre-existing condition; Recission.

Desiree Charpentier, Esq.'s college education includes University of Virginia, B.A., 1995; University of Virginia, M.A., 1997, law school degree was from George Washinton University Law School, J.D., Juris Doctor, 2001, other biographical background includes Ms. Charpentier’s principal area of practice is in healthcare with a focus on revenue cycle and third party payer disputes. She focuses on healthcare provider clients with an emphasis on managed care, governmental, state and third party payer reimbursement. She has represented hospitals involved in reimbursement and coverage disputes with insurance companies and other third-party payers. Ms. Charpentier has settled claims by carefully scrutinizing the provider’s managed care contracts and drafting administrative appeals. She has represented major corporate chains and obtained millions of dollars in reimbursement for clients. Matters appealed include institutional medical claims such as ERISA, Medicare audits, Medicaid, medical necessity (inpatient and outpatient), workers compensation, coverage and authorization –technical as well as clinical denials. Prior to working for HLS, Ms. Charpentier worked at the law firm of Cadeaux & Taglieri, PC, a personal injury law firm. She assisted in all stages of litigation relating to personal injury, negligence, automobile accidents and insurance litigation. She also was a legal researcher for professors Starrs and Cunningham at the George Washington University Law Center and a research associate for the Environmental Lawyer Journal.Previously, Ms. Charpentier taught at the University of Virginia and later became an Adjunct Professor/Lecturer at George Mason and George Washington Universities.. You should contact other lawyers and law firms nearby before choosing your legal representatives.

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