Interpreters, Translators, and Auxiliary Aids: Provider Obligation
Federal and state laws require most healthcare providers to take reasonable steps to accommodate patients who may not speak English or who may have a disability that interferes with effective communication. This program will review the relevant legal requirements and provide practical suggestions for compliance with applicable laws, including:
- Medicaid Fraud Defined
- Infrastructure for Enforcement of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Laws
- Medicaid Fraud Control Units
- Safeguarding Against Provider and Payor Liability
Kim Stanger, Partner at Holland & Hart LLC
Kim C. Stanger is a partner in the Boise office of Holland & Hart, LLP, and the chair of the firm’s Health Law Group. Mr. Stanger helps health care clients navigate the complex state and federal regulations governing the health care industry, including health care reform, fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA, EMTALA, Medicare and Medicaid requirements, and licensing rules. Mr. Stanger represents individual and institutional providers in transactions and litigation, including malpractice, licensing complaints, and government investigations.
He was named 2014 Boise Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America® U.S. News & World Report. He has also been listed a Mountain States Super Lawyer (2013) and in Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law by U.S. News & World Report (2010-2014). He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association; the American Bar Association Health Law Section; and a Past President of the Idaho Bar Association Health Law Section. Mr. Stanger is a frequent and popular speaker at industry events and meetings, including those sponsored by the Idaho Medical Association, the Idaho Medical Group Management Association, and the Idaho Hospital Association.
Holland & Hart LLP is the largest law firm based in the Intermountain West, with over 400 attorneys and 15 offices throughout Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Washington D.C. www.hollandhart.com.