For Consumers

Approved balance billing arbitrators

The Balance Billing Protection Act directs the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) to develop a list of approved arbitrators or entities that provide arbitration for balance billing disputes.

Below is the current list of approved arbitrators and organizations available to preside over a balance billing dispute.

Apply to be a balance billing arbitrator

How balance billing arbitration works

Parties to arbitration select an arbitrator or entity from the list. If the parties cannot agree, the OIC will narrow the list to five options. If the parties still cannot reach agreement, the OIC will choose the arbitrator from the narrowed list.

Once selected, the arbitrator presides over baseball style arbitration between health care providers, facilities and carriers. Arbitrators determine their own compensation rates, and the parties to arbitration split the cost regardless of who prevails, unless a party defaults. 

Rules applicable to arbitration can be found in RCW 48.49 (leg.wa.gov)  and WAC 284-43B.

Approved individual arbitrators

Approved individuals

Individual

Contact information

Other experience

Bender, John

Bender Law PLLC
1001 4th Ave Suite 4400
Seattle, WA 98154
206-654-2209
John@bender-law.com
Visit their website (www.bender-law.com)

View their application:

Brown, Lisa205 SE Spokane Street Ste 300
Portland, OR 97202
503-887-2436
lisa@lisabrownattorney.com
Visit their website (www.lisabrownattorney.com)

View their application:

Clayton, Gary

Dr. Gary Clayton
5057 Keller Springs Rd.
Dallas, TX 75248
214-794-4424
gary@polyms.com
Visit their website (www.negotiate.pro)

View their application:

 

Cohen, MurryHon. Murry Cohen
2102 Dryden Road
Houston, TX 77030
713-443-2623
judge@judgemurrycohen.com
Visit their website (www.judgemurrycohen.com)

View their application:

 

Dill, Jr., Terrance D.West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry, PC
1515 Emerald Plaza
College Station, TX 77845
979-694-7000
terrance.dill@westwebblaw.com
Visit their website

View their application:

Fielder, Robert

1647 Oak Ridge Drive
Corinth, TX 76210
469-549-4500 
rfielder@r2rnot.net
Visit their website (www.r2rnot.net)

View their application:

Garcia, Page

P.O. Box 66208
Seattle, WA 98166
206-554-9508
nw.conflict.transformation@gmail.com
 

View their application:

Garcia, Roberto

304 Sunflower Ave.
McAllen, TX 78504
956-227-8525
roberto@garcialaw.com
Visit their website (www.rgarcialaw.com)

View their application:

Ginsberg, Carl

Ginsberg ADR Group
4502 W Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209
214-228-7525
Carl@GinsbergADRGroup.com
Visit their website(
www.ginsbergadrgroup.com)  

View their application:

Huang, Vivian

14090 Southwest Freeway Ste. 300
Sugar Land, TX 77478
832-380-4588
MedArbitrator@gmail.com
 

View their application:

Huffman, Dana

Huffman Law
1143 Rockingham Ste. 107
Richardson, TX 75080
972-713-7757
danahuffman@law.com
Visit their website (www.huffman.law)

View their application:

Mayer, Sylvia

S. Mayer Law
P.O. Box 6542
Houston, TX 77265
713-703-3331
smayer@smayerlaw.com
Visit their website (
www.huffman.law)

View their application:

Paulich, Patrick

701 Pike St., #1400
Seattle, WA 98101
206-268-8651
ppaulich@bpmlaw.com
Visit their website (www.bpmlaw.com)

View their application:

Philip, Sasha

P.O. Box 82614
Kenmore, WA 98028
425-298-7839
sasha@philipmediation.com
Visit their website (www.philipmediation.com)

 

View their application:

Siegel, Howard

9916 Lavera Drive
Austin, TX 78726
512-659-7012
austinadr@outlook.com
Visit their website (www.austinadr.com)

View their application:

Stevens, Rhea

Med Arb Well, LLC
11601 Shadow Creek Pkwy, Ste 111-60
Pearland, TX 77584
979-877-0000
adr@medarbwell.com
Visit their website (www.medarbwell.com)

View their application:

St. Julien, Angela

Yes Mediate, LLC
3210 Pine Hollow Circle
Montgomery, TX 77356
832-427-0100
angela@yesmediate.com 
Visit their website (www.yesmediate.com)

View their application:

 

Taylor, Marty

Law Office of Marty J Taylor
2626 Cole Ave Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75204
214- 659-3529
martytaylorlaw@gmail.com

View their application:

Thomas, LaWanda

600 West 6th St., Ste. 400
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-886-8108
arbitrations@lawandathomas.com
Visit their website (www.lawandathomas.com)

View their application:

Williams, Karen Boyd

Law Office of Karen Boyd Williams
P.O. Box 2115
Mansfield, TX 76063
469-626-6597
karenbwilliams@karenbwilliamslaw.com
Visit their website (www.karenbwilliamslaw.com)

View their application:

Wooldridge, John

Hon. John T. Wooldridge, LLC
1940 Fountain View Drive, No. 269
Houston, TX
713-844-8454
judge@judgewooldridge.com
Visit their website (www.JudgeWooldridge.com)

View their application:

Approved entities that provide arbitration

Approved organizations

Organization

Contact information

American Arbitration Association

6000 Fairview Rd
Suite 1200
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-643-8605
skipperm@adr.org
Visit their website (www.adr.org)

American Health Law Association

1620 I Street NW
Washington DC 20006
202-833-1000
GDrucker@americanhealthlaw.org
Visit their website (www.americanhealthlaw.org/Dispute-Resolution-Services)

Pacific ADR, LLC

1400 12th Avenue SE
Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98004
206-825-4414
info@pacific-adr.com
Visit their website (www.pacific-adr.com)

MAXIMUS Federal

3750 Monroe Avenue
Suite 705
Pittsford, NY 14534
888-866-6205
waarb@maximus.com
Visit their website (www.maximus.com)
File for arbitration electronically (dispute.maximus.com)