Did you receive care from a TeamHealth, Envision, or EmCare physician? You may have been subjected to billing fraud. TeamHealth, EmCare, Envision, and their subsidiaries may be to blame for your shocking medical costs. Fill out the form to find out your rights to potential payback »
PATIENTS REPORTING SHOCKING HOSPITAL CHARGES FROM ENVISION, EMCARE & TEAMHEALTH
Hagens Berman is investigating reports from patients that TeamHealth, Envision Physician Services, and its subsidiaries such as EmCare have left them with shockingly high out-of-network bills after receiving emergency room and hospital care.
Emergency room patients and patients who received other hospital services are reporting surprise, out-of-network bills from Envision, EmCare and TeamHealth. Our attorneys believe that Envision and TeamHealth are knowingly deceiving patients with their billing practices.
ABOUT OUT-OF-NETWORK EMERGENCY ROOM CHARGES
According to patients, EmCare and its parent company Envision Healthcare Corporation have hit patients with out-of-network bills for thousands of dollars following emergency room visits, hospital visits and use of ambulance and have "habitually charged exorbitant fees" violating state laws through deceptive and unlawful practices. Envision has been accused of hiding its practices behind hospitals' networks.
Two thirds of emergency rooms do some outsourcing, and Envision (a publicly traded company) is the biggest player in this space, with 6 percent of the $41 billion emergency department and hospital-based physician market. Envision's only response is to try to pass off the blame of its outrageous billing onto insurance companies. Meanwhile, Envision has made a lot of bankers rich. By 2005 Envision was the largest ER outsourcer in the U.S. with roughly 300 client hospitals in 39 states and $550 million in sales.
Likewise, TeamHealth has also been the focus of billing fraud complaints and has already paid tens of millions of dollars in lawsuits to resolve clais against it.
YOUR RIGHTS AS A PATIENT
Hagens Berman is investigating the rights of patients across the country and represents plaintiffs in every state in the nation in its class action cases. We believe patients who have received care from TeamHealth or Envision (and its subsidiaries such as EmCare) deserve honest billing and straightforward practices from health care companies, and we intend to hold EmCare and TeamHealth responsible for taking advantage of patients who have received their care in emergency rooms and hospitals.
TOP PLAINTIFF RIGHTS FIRM
Hagens Berman is one of the most successful plaintiff law firms in the U.S. and has achieved more than $260 billion in settlements for classes of individuals in lawsuits against health care corporations, automakers, big banks and others. The firm has successfully taken on some of the largest players in the realms of pharma and medicine for wrongdoing and fraud. Hagens Berman has achieved many record breaking victories in pharmaceutical and billing fraud matters, and your claim will be handled by attorneys experienced in this area of law.
NO COST TO YOU
There is no cost or fee whatsoever involved in joining this case. In the event Hagens Berman or any other firm obtains a settlement that provides benefits to class members, the court will decide a reasonable fee to be awarded to the class' legal team. In no case will any class member ever be asked to pay any out-of-pocket sum.