Christine C. Whitney

Christine C. Whitney: Attorney with Christine C. Whitney, P.A.

Biography

Attorney Christine C. Whitney has been practicing health law for over 35 years and is licensed in both Florida and California. Her practice is dedicated solely to healthcare regulatory and transactional matters and alternative dispute resolution. She represents medical providers and health care practitioners in a wide variety of business, regulatory and operational issues and reimbursement disputes.

She handles joint ventures, contractual matters, state licensure, medical staff issues and the relationships between hospitals and physicians. She also serves as an arbitrator, mediator and hearing officer in health law disputes. Attorney Christine C. Whitney was one of the first attorneys to be certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in healthcare law, in 1995.

Ms. Whitney has devoted her entire professional career to health care issues. She has practiced health law in government, as in-house counsel and in private law firm settings. She is the former Director of Legal Affairs for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.

As head of the firm, Attorney Whitney personally assists each of her clients. You will not pay for time spent on your project by multiple attorneys or spend your time educating multiple personnel about the facts of your situation.

Co-Author: "Choice of Entity Issues for Syndication of Institutional Providers," Jacksonville Medicine, The Journal of the Duval County Medical Society, February, 1990. Author: "Safe Harbors," Medical Precis, The Journal of Polk County Medical Association, April, 1990; "Antitrust Issues for Physicians," Jacksonville Medicine, The Journal of the Duval County Medical Society, March 1989; "How to Avoid a Medicare Part B Overpayment," Florida Orthopedic Society Journal, Winter, 1991; "Developments in Federal Anti-Dumping Legislation," Jacksonville Medicine, July, 1989. Member, National Legal Committee, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, 1992-1994. Certified as an Arbitrator and Mediator in Health Law by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Service of the American Health Lawyers Association.

(Board Certified, Health Law, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (32)

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Health Care
  • Hospital Law
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • State Government Law
  • Federal Health Care Investigations
  • Managed Care
  • Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
  • Medical Staff Issues
  • Nursing Home Issues
  • Home Health
  • Fraud
  • Abuse
  • Ly Funded Programs
  • Professional Licensing
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Dispute Resolution in Healthcare
  • State and Federal Healthcare Investigations
  • Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues
  • Medical Staff Credentialing
  • Contracts
  • Business Agreements
  • Healthcare Arbitration
  • Medicare and Medicaid Audits
  • Medicare and Medicaid Appeals
  • Medicare and Medicaid Exclusions
  • Stark Law
  • Medical Director Agreements
  • Patients Rights
  • Mediation & Medical Staff Hearings

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-647-1260  Phone
904-354-5962  Fax
www.christinewhitneylaw.com
University Attended:
Linfield College, B.A., cum laude, 1966; University of California at Berkeley, M.A., 1969
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, California; 1985, Florida
Memberships:
Jacksonville Bar Association
The Florida Bar (Past Chair, Health Law Section)
The State Bar of California
American Health Lawyers Association
Florida Academy of Hospital Attorneys
Federal Bar Association (Jacksonville Chapter)
Member, National Legal Committee, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, 1992 – 1994
Certified as an Arbitrator and Mediator in Health Law by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Service of the American Health Lawyers Association
Board Certified, Health Law, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Special Agencies:
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid; Health Care Financing Administration; State of Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration; State of Florida Department of Professional Regulation.
Certifications:
(Board Certified, Health Law, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)
ISLN:
902787740
Payment Information:
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  • Fixed Fees Available
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