Defending doctors, physicians groups, skilled health care workers, and health facilities is
Raymond McMahon's practice emphasis. He regularly prevails in multimillion dollar and complex high-stakes healthcare liability actions, in court and before government boards and agencies. In addition, Ray has been chosen by a group of clients to be on their select defense panel.
Leveraging his skills in economic analytics and medical documentation, Ray represents physicians in administrative law hearings before the California Medical Board and numerous government entities.
In Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursement disputes, investigations, and related audits, he works assiduously with medical professionals throughout the process. His counsel encompasses the entirety of an audit, including audit preparation, prepayment audits and post payment concerns. He skillfully addresses critical questions involving chart review, document interpretation, expert testimony, and the right to extrapolation. He has developed tremendous experience in challenging alleged overpayments in both the public and private arenas, saving his clients millions of dollars.
Additional medical specialties in Ray's legal background include civil representation of veterinarians, podiatrists, physical therapists, allergists, and elder care. He also counsels educational entities, as well as laboratories on their licensing and certification issues. He has significant success in upholding his judgments in appellate proceedings.