2021 Medicare Secondary Payer Act Compliance Update: How the PAID act impacts your settlement! (On-Demand)

This CLE will outline how the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) impacts the attorney’s ability to successfully negotiate settlement of a liability claim. Failure to properly account for Medicare’s interests in a settlement can have long-lasting impacts on both plaintiffs and defendants. This CLE will point out pit-falls and potential complications imposed by the MSP statute that can derail settlement negotiations. And the CLE will provide guidance on how to avoid these pitfalls and reach a successful resolution of the claim.

Principles

  • Future Medical Allocations: When do you need them?
  • Determine Medicare A/B /C and D Conditional Payment amounts
  • What is the PAID Act and how does it impact my settlement?
  • Anticiapted new rules impacting MSP compliance

Syllabus

  1. Introduction to the MSP Statute
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Determining when the MSP applies to your case
  2. Future Medical Allocations
    • When do you need one?
    • What types of medical care or treatment must be accounted for?
    • How are the funds administered?
    • What happens to the funds at the death of the Beneficiary?
  3. Medicare Conditional Payment Amount
    • Medicare A/B conditional payment searches
      • BCRC vs CRC claims
    • How the PAID act impacts conditional payment searches
    • Medicare Advantage plan conditional payment searches
    • Medicare Part D plan conditional payment searches
    • Disputes/Appeals/Compromise/Waiver requests
  4. Practice Tips

Instructor

Christine Hummel, Esq.

Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson