Webinar: Billing for a Forensic Rape Exam

Webinar: Billing for a Forensic Rape Exam


With Shelby Foster, Esq. (NYS Office of Victim Services)

From 1:00 PM ET until 2:30 PM ET

At Zoom webinar

Presented by the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault / Josie McPherson / jmcpherson@nyscasa.org


This training covers relevant laws and regulations – including information regarding the June 2020 changes, how to complete and file the OVS Direct Reimbursement Claim Form, common billing/reimbursement issues and other Frequently Asked Questions. This training is appropriate for advocates, medical providers, facility registration/billing/administration staff and anyone else that is involved with the Forensic Rape Examination Direct Reimbursement Claims at any point in the process.


About the Speaker

Shelby Foster, Esq. is an Associate Attorney with the New York State Office of Victim Services (OVS or Office, formerly the Crime Victims Board).  Ms. Foster is responsible for developing and providing training to attorneys, victim advocate programs and members of the law enforcement community regarding the issue of restitution in criminal matters and human trafficking awareness.  She is also responsible for providing guidance and training to the health care community and victim advocates regarding the Forensic Rape Examination Direct Reimbursement Program, as well as general oversight of the program for the Office.  Ms. Foster also conducts and determines administrative appeals and assists investigators making complex, domestic violence decisions.  She provides supervision and guidance to the Legal Unit’s Administrative Assistant. 

Prior to joining the Office, Ms. Foster was a Senior Attorney with the New York State Department of Financial Services where she worked to implement Federal healthcare reform in New York State and assisted individuals and providers in appealing healthcare denials.  Before joining the Department of Financial Services, she provided financial counseling and legal guidance on issues involving estate settlement, employee benefits, taxes and insurance as a Staff Attorney and Financial Planner with the Ayco Company.  Ms. Foster holds a Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School, Union University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Sociology from SUNY Albany.

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