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Considering Medicare's Interest in Future Medical Expenses While Avoiding MSA Overfunding

Learn about the latest issues impacting future medical expenses and Medicare.

This topic will focus on Medicare compliance in workers' compensation and liability cases in which future medical expenses are likely to be incurred. Explore the legal obligations of injured persons, insurers, and employers in compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act when settling workers' compensation and liability cases. Explore alternatives to submission for CMS approval as a means of compliance. This information advocates a reasoned approach to allocating for the Medicare Set-Aside and to deciding whether submission for approval is advisable considering anecdotal evidence of MSA overfunding.

91 minutes
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Agenda

General Medicare Considerations

The Legal Basis for Medicare Compliance in Workers' Compensation and Liability Cases

Medicare Compliance Areas

Consequences of Noncompliance

Advantages of Medicare Approval

Considerations When Submitting Cases for Medicare Approval

Medicare Approval Horror Stories

The High Cost of the Overfunding Problem

Conclusion: the Goal

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This course was last revised on May 14, 2020.

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
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Faculty

Aaron Frederickson

Aaron Frederickson

MSP Compliance Solutions, LLC

  • Legal practice experience in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, and Medicare/Medicaid compliance
  • A health insurance professional that brings a passion to educating his peers
  • Licensed to practice law in Minnesota since 2002, as well as Wisconsin since 2008
  • Has litigated countless cases and founded a compliance consulting firm where he helped numerous individuals from diverse backgrounds across the United States
  • Passions include assisting low-income persons via pro bono legal representation
  • J.D. degree, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN; B.A. degree, St. Cloud State University
  • Can be contacted at 651-485-7036 or [email protected]
Deborah Robinson Stewart

Deborah Robinson Stewart

GENEX Services, Inc

  • National manager of Medicare Set-Aside Services (MSA) at GENEX Services, Inc and is responsible for the daily operations and oversight of the MSA department
  • Experienced in handling Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance matters and stays on top of legal and regulatory developments and emerging policy changes that impact the workers' compensation, managed care, and Medicare fields
  • Routinely consults with clients on medically and legally challenging cases and provides guidance on compliance issues stemming from settlement of workers’ compensation and liability claims
  • Prior experience includes working as a CMS contractor adjudicating health care disputes involving Medicare services and Medicare Secondary Payer matters
  • Was also engaged in the practice of law representing clients in personal injury, medical negligence, workers’ compensation, insurance coverage, and estate matters
  • Member of the Pennsylvania bar, a volunteer with Neighborhood Meals on Wheels, and a member of the board of the Neighborhood Bike Works
  • J.D. degree, Villanova University School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Virginia
  • Can be contacted at 610-964-5264 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 407495
Published 2020
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