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Proactively Address Medicare Liens to Prevent Follow-up Litigation
Medicare has redoubled the enforcement of its right of lien recovery under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act in injury claims and settlements. Do you know exactly when and how litigants must take Medicare's interests into account to ensure compliance and minimize its impact on settlement? This engaging legal course includes in-depth discussions on mandatory insurer reporting, Medicare conditional payments, and Medicare Set-Asides. Get practical guidance in resolution of Medicaid liens and the creation and effectively trying and settling your cases. Don't let the MMSEA derail your injury settlements - register today!
Explore the latest mandatory reporting requirements and lien resolution tactics under the MMSEA.
Learn how to effectively communicate with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Understand how settlement award monies can jeopardize the plaintiff's SSI and Medicaid eligibility and how to address it in settlement negotiations.
Find new ways of encouraging plaintiff/defense cooperation in ensuring lien compliance.
Get seasoned attorneys' guidance on effective introduction of liens at trial.
Taking Medicare's Interests Into Consideration: Mandatory Insurer Reporting 9:00 - 9:45, Michael R. Merlino II and Mark Popolizio Overview of the current and projected mandatory insurer reporting landscape as set out by Section 111 of the Medicare/Medicaid, SCHIP Extension Act of 2007
The Contextual Background of the Act
Which Entities are Required to Report to the Government
When Does Reporting Start?
The Penalties for Incomplete Submissions or Non-Compliance
The Effects of Reporting on the Litigants and Their Case
Medicare Conditional Payment Subrogation Rights 10:00 - 11:45,
Michael R. Merlino II and Mark Popolizio The governing articles of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act