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CLE# 2014-005: SMART Legislation and Its Implementation
 
 
Category:    Live CLE Seminars
Date:   Friday, March 14, 2014 / 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location:   Anchorage, AK / Alaska Bar Office
Credits:   3.0 General
Registration Fee:   $134.00
 
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**NEW VENUE**

This CLE will now be held at the Alaska Bar Office.

 

Early Bird Registration: $109.00 | After March 6: $134


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Presented by:  Roy Franco, Chief Legal Officer of Franco Signor LLC, and founding member of theMedicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition and current steering committee member.

8:30 a.m. Check-in Begins

9:00 a.m.         Medicare Secondary Payer Act Basics 
•  Reimbursement to Medicare Triggers 
•  Future Medical Responsibility after Settlement, Judgment or Award 
•  Required Data to Report to Medicare & Impact 

9:45 a.m. Strengthening Medicare & Repaying Taxpayers Act
Background and Specific Amendments to Medicare Secondary Payer
Act 
•   Method to Secure Conditional Payments BEFORE Settlement, Judgment or Award 
•  New Right of Appeal and Comparison with New Dispute Rights 
•  Added Privacy Protections  •  Clear Limitations Period 
•  Failure to Send Data Penalty Modifications  

What Remains to be Addressed? 
•  Future Medicals 
•  Clear Responsibilities of Each Party to a Claim 
•  Simplification of Data Reporting.  

Implementation 
•  Pending Regulations 
•  Missing Regulations 
•  What Parts Are Enforceable Today and What Remains in Limbo

10:45 a.m. BREAK

11:00 a.m. What's on the MSP Horizon 
•  Future Medicals for Liability Claims 
•  Medicare Advantage and Part D Reimbursement 
•  False Claims Act and How it May Impact Medicare Secondary Payer 
•  Enforcement Penalties

12:00 p.m. Questions and Answers

12:15 p.m. Adjourn



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