Rely on arbitrators with the expertise you need, and rules that ensure claims are resolved quickly, inexpensively, and fairly. Parties select arbitrators from candidate lists tailored to their needs. To maintain a fair and balanced roster, AHLA recruits neutrals with experience representing both payers and providers, employees and employers, and residents and facilities.
Our case management system allows us to charge significantly lower fees than our leading competitor.
Current Rules of Procedure
- Commercial (effective November 1, 2021)
- Consumer (effective November 1, 2021)
- Employment (effective November 1, 2021)
Please Note: Claims are resolved under the version of the rules in effect on the date they are filed. Previous versions of our rules of procedure are available for reference.
Trying to resolve a dispute over fair market value or what is commercially reasonable? A new AHLA arbitration rule allows the parties to promote settlement or enhance the quality of the award by obtaining an independent assessment from a recognized expert.
AHLA’s neutral roster offers unmatched expertise in both health law and health care valuation.
Multi-Strike Ranking Options
- 5 candidates: each party may strike up to one candidate
- 10 candidates: each party may strike up to two candidates
- 12 candidates: each party may strike up to three candidates
- 15 candidates: each party may strike up to five candidates
These options are particularly well suited for health care companies in high stakes disputes who want greater control over who will resolve the claim.
Arbitration agreements that are a condition of employment receive greater judicial scrutiny than standard commercial clauses. While our rules on employment cases are on par with the rules of the American Arbitration Association and JAMS (see a side-by-side comparison for easy reference), the Dispute Resolution Service outdistances all competitors in the depth of its expertise in health care employment.
Place any disputes arising under your health care contract in the hands of trusted neutrals by including a standard AHLA arbitration clause:
Any dispute arising out of or relating to this contract or the subject matter thereof, or any breach of this contract, including any dispute regarding the scope of this clause, will be resolved through arbitration administered by the American Health Law Association Dispute Resolution Service and conducted pursuant to the AHLA Rules of Procedure for Arbitration. Judgment on the award may be entered and enforced in any court having jurisdiction.
Customize your arbitration clause with AHLA’s clause generator.
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