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Challenges in Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance 2019

Product ID: CJ2884
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

It's payback time

Representing personal injury or worker's compensation clients with Medicare? Make sure your settlements comply with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act or Medicare could come after YOU, not your clients, to get what they're owed.

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It's payback time

Representing personal injury or worker's compensation clients with Medicare? Make sure your settlements comply with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act or Medicare could come after YOU, not your clients, to get what they're owed.

Read More ↓

Program Chair & Presenter:

Aaron P. Frederickson
MSP Compliance Solutions
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Presenters:

Brian Bargender, CSRP
Humana
De Pere

Kristen S. Scheuerman
Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd.
Appleton

Chelsie D. Springstead
Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
Milwaukee

Ryan L. Woody
Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C.
Hartford

8:30 a.m. : Welcome and Introductions

8:40 a.m. : Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Understanding its Impact on Work Comp Cases

  • Cut through the confusion surrounding the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
  • Understand what you need to know to provide better guidance to your clients and resolve cases

Aaron P. Frederickson, Chelsie D. Springstead

9:40 a.m. : Plaintiff’s Interest in Medicare Secondary Payer

  • What is the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and if you represent injured persons what do you need to do to protect their interests and ensure smooth, efficient settlements?
  • With CMS ramping up their compliance efforts, learn how plaintiffs’ attorneys can adopt effective best practices

Kristen S. Scheuerman

10:40 a.m. : Break

10:55 a.m. : What Was New in 2018 – What to Expect in 2019

  • Take note of statutory and regulatory changes
  • Examine new cases that impact your personal injury and worker’s compensation practices

Aaron P. Frederickson, Kristen S. Scheuerman, Chelsie D. Springstead

11:55 a.m. : Lunch (on your own)

12:55 p.m. : Navigating Medicare Advantage Liens and Double Damages: A Primer and Legal Update

  • Misconceptions and misinformation about Medicare Part C and the rights of Medicare Advantage organizations
  • A primer on the Medicare Act, its regulations, and an in-depth look at the state of the case law application to Medicare Part C organizations

Ryan L. Woody

1:55 p.m. : Break

2:10 p.m. : Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans (and PDPs) – Why it Matters to Your Practice

  • Expectations set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Plans’ challenges when enforcing Medicare Secondary Payer rules
  • Common approaches plans take to meet those expectations and challenges plans incur
  • Best practices to avoid situations that give rise to litigation when personal injury and worker’s comp claims are settled

Brian Bargender

3:25 p.m. : What, Me Worry? Ethics and Medicare Secondary Payer

  • Receive practical advice from a panel of experts on how to ethically implement change in your legal and compliance programs
  • Understand how the Rules of Professional Conduct apply in Medicare Secondary Payer cases

Moderator: Aaron P. Frederickson
Panel: Brian Bargender, Kristen S. Scheuerman, Chelsie D. Springstead, Ryan L. Woody

4:25 p.m. : Ask the (Medicare Secondary Payer) Experts

  • Our full panel of speakers will answer your questions about Medicare Secondary Payer issues

All presenters

4:35 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Provide better guidance to your clients by understanding the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
  • Cut through the confusion surrounding Medicare Part C and the rights of Medicare Advantage organizations
  • Protect the interests of injured clients and ensure smooth and effective settlements
  • Ethically implement change in your legal and compliance programs
  • Find out what changes to Medicare Secondary Payer compliance you can expect in 2019
  • Worker's compensation lawyers
  • Personal injury lawyers
  • Insurance claims professionals
  • Elder law attorneys
  • General practitioners

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