You may already know that you shouldn’t celebrate a personal injury verdict or settlement too soon. After all, your client’s health plan may lay claim to a good chunk of the recovery, including your legal fees, as reimbursement of medical expenses it covered. Do you know how to challenge those claims to protect your client and your practice?
Learn how to assess and address lien and reimbursement validity and value from the experts who deal with liens every day.
The in-depth program will discuss the ins and outs of liens of all types, applicable law and tips on how to navigate the system, including information on:
- How to identify potential liens, initiate correspondence with the lien holder, audit and petition bills and payment summaries, and negotiate procurement offsets
- Attorney and client liabilities for Medicare/Medicaid/ERISA claims
- When Medicare set-asides are appropriate in liability and workers compensation cases
- The impact of the Affordable Care act on Medicare beneficiaries
- Medicare Advantage Plans
- Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHBA)
- Federal Medical Care Recovery Act (FMCRA)
- VA and CHAMPVA
Franklin P. Solomon
Cherry Hill, NJ
Franklin Solomon has a nationwide practice focused on evaluation, litigation and resolution of healthcare lien/reimbursement claims. He represents personal injury victims and their attorneys in defending against claims by health plans and government benefits programs seeking payment out of tort recoveries. Most recently, he was plaintiffs’ counsel in two federal appellate court cases decided last summer: Wurtz v. The Rawlings Company, ___ F.3d ___, (2d Cir. 2014), a class action challenging New York insurers’ reimbursement claims against their insureds, and Taransky v. Sec. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Svcs., ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2014), a class action challenging Medicare’s claims for reimbursement out of New Jersey tort recoveries.
The Lien Resolution Group
West Nyack, NY
Brett Newman is known nationally by plaintiff attorneys for his expertise on claims avoidance and reduction. Recognizing the ever-growing nature of lien resolution and the ever-increasing associated liability,
Mr. Newman established The Lien Resolution Group and The Newman Structured Settlement Group to assist both individual claimants of personal injury lawsuits and mass tort claimants in the protection of their proceeds and government benefits.
Date: January 27, 2016
Time: 2PM East; 11AM West
Duration: 90 minutes