DRI 2017 Webinars

DRI3435 - Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Case Law Update

Start Date: Apr 12, 2017 1:00pm ‐ End Date: Apr 12, 2017 2:30pm

Standard: $50.00

Description

The Medicare Secondary Payer Act and accompanying regulations and procedures continue to evolve and take shape. Courts’ recent interpretations and applications of the Act have clarified some aspects of this complicated field, while simultaneously creating confusion in other respects. This program will provide the latest developments in case law, as well as the current status of procedural requirements incumbent on lawyers and liability carriers. We will offer commentary, also, on the most recent case developments involving the application of the Affordable Care Act to reduce damages exposures for future medical expenses in liability cases.

Objectives:

  • How the judiciary has addressed Medicare Secondary Payer issues
  • How to settle cases in compliance with Medicare Secondary Payer law
  • How to achieve finality in cases with Medicare beneficiaries
  • How to resolve involving conflicts between the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and state law
  • How to avoid claims for double damages under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act’s private right of action

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