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Errol J. King, Esq.
Errol J. King, Esq.
BAKER DONELSON BEARMAN CALDWELL & BERKOWITZ
(225) 381-7041
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Errol J. King, Esq.
BAKER DONELSON BEARMAN CALDWELL & BERKOWITZ
450 Laurel Street, 20th FL Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 381-7041
(225) 343-3612
Regulatory Cnsl Mbr
Business Transactions, Legislative, Litigation, Regulatory
Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas
Bio
Errol J. King Jr. is a member of the Health Care Litigation Group in the Firm's Baton Rouge office. He focuses his practice primarily in the representation of managed care organizations, having been appointed in April 1996 by Louisiana's Commissioner of Insurance to serve as general counsel and an initial member of the Louisiana Managed Health Care Advisory Board, which advises the commissioner on managed care issues impacting the state of Louisiana. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law continuously since 1995.

Mr. King works with clients in the areas of risk management, state and federal regulatory issues, coverage issues, health care reform, and health care litigation, including ERISA cases. He has extensive experience in representing clients before regulatory agencies as well as defending managed care plans in litigation. He has lectured extensively on a wide range of health care topics, including managed care and long term care facilities; Medicare-Medicaid and managed care; fundamentals of integrated delivery systems and health care mandates. He has lectured before the Managed Care Congress, the American Health Lawyers Association's Managed Care Law Institute, the Louisiana Hospital Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Mr. King was selected by the Baton Rouge Business Report as a member of its "40 Under 40" leadership list in 1997. He served as vice chair of the HMOs and Health Plans Substantive Law Committee of the American Health Lawyer's Association from 1999 to 2002. In addition, he has been a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Inc. since 2003 and has taught a law office practice course at the Louisiana State University Law Center. Mr. King serves as general counsel for the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) and as general counsel to the Third Party Administrators Association of America (TPAAA).

Professional Honors and Activities
•	Listed in The Best Lawyers In America® for Health Care and Insurance Law (1995 – present)
•	Listed in Chambers USA in Health Care Law, 2016
•	Named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Baton Rouge Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year
•	Recipient – Baton Rouge Pro Bono Award (2012)
•	Member – Louisiana Super Lawyers (2007 – 2008, 2011 – 2016)
•	Member – American Association of Health Plans (1998 – present)
•	Member– Federation of Regulatory Counsel (2003 – present)
•	Member – American Bar Association, Health Care Section (1991 – present)
•	Member – American Health Lawyers Association (1990 – present); Vice Chair of HMO and Health Plans Substantive Law Committee (1999 – 2002); Vice Chair of the Labor, OSHA and Humana Resources Substantive Law Committee (1997 – 1999)
•	Member – Baton Rouge Bar Association (1986 – present) 
•	Member – Louisiana Association of Health Plans (1992 – present)
•	Member – Texas Association of Health Plans (2009 – present) 
•	Member – Louisiana Business Group on Health Board of Directors; Member (1994 – present); Chairman of Steering Committee (1996 – 2002)
•	Member – Louisiana Business Group on Health CEO Leadership Round Table, (2009 – present)
•	Member – Louisiana Health Care Alliance Board of Directors; Member, (1993 – present); Chairman of Governmental Affairs Committee (1993 – 2006); Co-Chair of the Fraud and Abuse Task Force (1993 – 1995)
•	Member – Louisiana Managed Health Care Association, Advisory Board - Board of Directors; Member and General Counsel (1995 – present)
•	Member – Louisiana Society for Hospital Attorneys Board of Directors; Member (1993 – 1996)
•	Member – Louisiana State Bar Association (1986 – present)
Publications
•	"Health Care: To Mandate Or Not To Mandate," FORC Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, (August 2008)
•	"Prompt-Pay Insurance Laws: A Continuing 'Hotbed Of Activity'," FORC Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation (July 2005)
•	"To Pay or Not to Pay: The Health Care Consumer Billing & Disclosure Protection Act," Baton Rouge Business Report Law Journal (October 2004)
•	"Confidentiality of Insurance Company Records," Legal Insights, Managed Care Insights, Louisiana Managed Care Association (May 2002)
•	"Medicare Preemption," Legal Insights, Managed Care Insights, Louisiana Managed Care Association (March 2002)
•	Louisiana Hospital Association newsletter, Contributor (January and March 2002)
•	HMO and Healthplans Newsletter, Editor and Contributor (1999-2002)
•	"Utilization Management and Quality Assurance," Managed Care Contracting Handbook (2001)
•	Managed Care Litigation Reporter, Member, Editorial Advisory Board (1997 – 1998)
•	"Managed Care in Louisiana," Baton Rouge Business Report Law Journal (November 1997)
•	"Managed Care Contracting: Legal Issues," Physician's Management (August 1997)
•	"Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act: Expanded ERISA Disclosure Requirements," Baton Rouge Business Report (August 1997)
•	"Health Law Digest," National Health Lawyers Association (February 1995)
•	"Council on Louisiana Health Care Fraud and Abuse," Louisiana Legislation (1993)
Community and Other Activities
•	Member – The Primary Place, Board of Directors
•	Member – Women's Hospital Annual Fundraiser Tennis Committee (1993 – 1995)
•	Chairman – United Way of America, Individual Attorney Division Campaign (1994)
•	Member – Women In Need Gain Support, Inc. (W.I.N.G.S.), Board of Directors (1994 – present)

Admissions
•	Louisiana, 1986
•	United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
•	United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
•	United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
•	United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
•	United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
•	United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
•	Supreme Court of the United States

Education
•	Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1986
•	Nicholls State University, B.S., 1982

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