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

OnDemand Webinar (91 minutes)

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.

Authors

Aaron Frederickson, MSP Compliance Solutions, LLC
Deborah Robinson Stewart, GENEX Services, Inc

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