Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance: Are You Sure You Know Everything about the Complex Secondary Payer Laws?
(Day 2)

9:00 – 11:00 am    
Crystal Ballroom G1
Convention Level
    
9:00 – 10:00 am    
Blueprint for Reducing the Future MSA in the Claim

    
Speakers:
Robert Sagrillo, JD, LLM
President, Chief Legal Office
NuQuest
Boulder, CO
    
Rasa Fumagalli, JD, MSCC
Director of Compliance
NuQuest
Chicago, IL

This panel will discuss practical tips that claims handlers and attorneys may use to reduce the future Medicare Set Aside (MSA) in the claim. By keeping Medicare’s potential interest in mind from the onset of the claim, the parties will be in a better position to limit the future MSA at time of settlement. Outlining the scope of the claim and implementing safeguards to prevent payments of disputed conditions are some of the various mitigation opportunities that will be discussed.
    
10:00 – 11:00 am    
What is “Reasonable Consideration” of Medicare’s Interests in a Settlement?

Speakers:
Robert Sagrillo, JD, LLM
President, Chief Legal Office
NuQuest
Boulder, CO

Rasa Fumagalli, JD, MSCC
Director of Compliance
NuQuest
Chicago, IL

Our speakers will look at the various ways in which Medicare’s interests may be given “reasonable consideration” in a settlement. The methods include: the compromise MSA, the non-submitted MSA, the insured MSA, and the captive-program MSA. Practical tips and best practices recommendations for identifying the optimal approach in any given settlement will also be provided.