Medicare Compliance Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
- Location -
State Bar Center
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
Medicare Compliance Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: What
Every Attorney Needs to Know
Live webcast option available *Newly
admitted attorneys (less than 24 months) must attend the program
in-person to earn New York MCLE credit.
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. This four hour
seminar will cover many of the major Medicare issues facing both
plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel,
MMSEA Section 111
How does this reporting obligation relate to Medicare
· 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
· How can I get the final number from Medicare faster?
· Does the SMART Act provide any relief?
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
· How can I prepare for the final regulations coming from
· What steps must I take to ensure that a closed file stays
Ethics and the MSP
How do the Model Rules of Professional Conduct interact
with MSP obligations?
· May a plaintiff’s attorney indemnify a defendant on
· How can I ensure I am meeting my ethical obligations when it
comes to MSAs?
Who should attend:
Personal Injury Attorneys (Plaintiff and Defendant)
Workers’ Comp Attorneys (Claimant and Carrier)
Attorneys representing Mandatory Reporting Entities
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
Earn 4.0 MCLE Credits; 3.0
Professional Practice and 1.0 Ethics
February 26, 2012 | State Bar Center |
1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
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