New York

The Physician Advocacy Program® offers physicians immediate access to their own legal defense team, led by experienced healthcare legal counsel and expert medical/legal reviews for members seeking advice regarding, and/or are subjected to a legal investigation.

Scope of Plan Coverage
  • Telephone conferences with legal counsel concerning matters within the scope of the program.
  • All in-person conferences with an attorney related to matters within the scope of the program will also be without cost to the enrolled physician.
  • Full range of legal services (telephone consultations, written communication, preliminary hearings, interviews, settlement conferences, hearings, etc.) through all investigative stages of a disciplinary action.
Plan Enrollment Costs

The Physician Advocacy Program® provides members with the following cost-effective options:

Basic Program:

Office of Professional Medical Conduct
Cost: $295.00 per program year

Comprehensive Program:

  • Office of Professional Medical Conduct
  • Medical Quality Improvement Organization
  • Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Office of Civil Rights (HIPAA)
Cost: $595.00 per program year

PREMIER Program:

In addition to the extensive coverage currently provided under the Comprehensive Plan, the Premier Level benefits include:

  • Billing and Coding Assessment
  • HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Assessment
  • Estate Planning Consultation
Cost: $895.00 per program year
Additional Benefits
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  • A full 10% discount from the normal Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. fee schedule for all legal services provided which fall beyond the scope of the PAP coverage.
  • Access to the Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. website and Legal Resources section.