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Medicare Compliance Under The Secondary Payer Act (2013)

In many areas of legal practice, the Medicare Secondary Payer Act is the “800 pound gorilla in the room.” Here to demystify these complex issues is nationally renowned speaker John V. Cattie, Jr., Esq. Personal injury attorneys (Plaintiff and Defendant), Workers' Comp attorneys (Claimant and Carrier) and attorneys representing mandatory reporting entities will pick up useful tips from this presentation. This seminar, given by nationally renowned speaker John V. Cattie, Jr., covers many of the major Medicare issues facing both plaintiffs' and defendants' counsel, including:

* MMSEA Section 111
– How does this reporting obligation relate to Medicare Secondary Payer?
– How can I avoid the $1,000/day non-compliance penalty?
– Does MMSEA = MSA?

* Addressing Medicare-s Past Interest: Conditional Payment Reimbursement
– What is a “conditional payment?”
– Why does it take so long to obtain a conditional payment letter?
– How can I get the final number from Medicare faster?
– Does the SMART Act provide any relief?

* Addressing Medicare-s Future Interest: Are MSAs the Only Answer?
– What-s the latest from Medicare about liability settlements and future medicals?
– Is the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking binding on all parties?
– How can I prepare for the final regulations coming from Medicare?
– What steps must I take to ensure that a closed file stays closed?

* Ethics and the MSP Act
– How do the Model Rules of Professional Conduct interact with MSP obligations?
– May a plaintiff-s attorney indemnify a defendant on Medicare issues?
– How can I ensure I am meeting my ethical obligations when it comes to MSAs?

About the Speaker: John V. Cattie, Jr., Esq.heads the Future Cost of Care Practice at the Garretson Resolution Group. John counsels lawyers across the country with respect to Medicare compliance under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. John also advises attorneys on the applicability and use of Medicare Set-Aside Agreements (MSAs) in the context of personal injury, no-fault and workers- compensation settlements. John is a frequent speaker at CLE programs nationwide on Medicare Secondary Payer Act compliance.

Total MCLE Credits 4.0
Ethics MCLE Credits 1.0

This archived webcast is a video online program that you will view and listen to on your computer screen.

Total Credits: 4.00 | Ethics: 1.00, Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00

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 1  Overview of Medicare Compliance And MMSEA Section 111 (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 2  Medicare Conditional Payment Reimbursement (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
 3  Medicare: Are MSAs The Only Answer? (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 4  Ethics And The MSP Act (2013)
Ethics: 0.50
Non-Member Price: $235.00
Published Date:
  • February 26, 2013
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VD551
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.0