Michael Walrath

Michael Walrath

Director of Synergy Medical Bill Clinic

Michael D. Walrath was the founder and Managing Partner of Medical Bill Clinic, P.A., Florida’s only full service law firm dedicated exclusively to representing patients against overreaching medical providers, from 2009 until the firm closed in July of 2017.


Mr. Walrath earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, with a concentration in International Law.


Mr. Walrath has dedicated his entire legal career to negotiating and litigating the reasonableness of medical bills. Prior to launching MBC, Mr. Walrath served as Florida counsel to the Fairness Foundation, an Indiana non-profit organization which assisted uninsured patients nationwide in resolving their unpaid hospital bills.


Mr. Walrath also served as In-House Counsel to Olympus Managed Healthcare, Inc., the largest U.S. Cost Containment company serving the international health insurance market. Then, and since, he has and continues to represent international travelers and several international commercial healthcare payors, against Florida hospitals.


As such, Mr. Walrath has litigated hundreds if not thousands of hospital accounts against dozens of hospitals and hospital systems in Florida, establishing him as one of the few plaintiffs’ attorneys in in the state, and perhaps the country, with a practice dedicated to litigating these specialized issues.


Mr. Walrath speaks frequently on medical billing and hospital lien issues across the state, and is a member of the Florida Bar, the Southern and Middle District Courts, The New York Bar Association, The American Association of Justice, The Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, the Dade County Justice Association, the Central Florida Justice Association and The Florida Justice Association.

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“Synergy Lien Resolution Services just finished getting an ERISA lien dramatically reduced for me. I tried for months, asked for the plan etc., tried to understand it, to little avail. Synergy got it slashed way beyond what the carrier told me that they would ever agree to. It cost my client peanuts, benefited her huge. I won’t ever screw around with trying to get those reduced; from now on they all go to Synergy.”

Rick Kolodinsky
Rick Kolodinsky, P.A.

"I was smart enough to hire Synergy Lien Resolution Services. Kudos to Synergy for tracking down ALL the medical bills, hounded Medicaid to pay them all, got all providers to state zero balances and then negotiated Medicaid down to accept $30K [down from 200k] to wipe out all of the medical bills."

Marianne Howanitz, Esq
Marianne Howanitz Law Offices

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