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

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:00:13 America/Chicago

September 27, 2017

General Medicare Considerations

The Legal Basis for Medicare Compliance in WC 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

Employment Law Compliance: Disciplining or Terminating a Workers' Compensation Claimant

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:00:17 America/Chicago

November 29, 2017

General Background of the Workers' Compensation System

Considerations Arising From Workers' Compensation Statutes

• What Are the Different Types of Anti-Retaliation Provisions?

• Consistency Is the Key

• How to Handle the Employee With Light Duty Restrictions

• The Role of the Insurance Company

• Documenting Performance Problems

• How to Handle a Retaliation Claim

Other Federal Statutes With Potential Impact on Employees With Medical Conditions

• Family Medical Leave Act

• Americans With Disabilities Act

Medicare Secondary Payer: Considering Medicare's Interests in Injury Settlements

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:00:28 America/Chicago

October 5, 2017

Medicare Secondary Payer: Back to the Basics

• Understanding Medicare Entitlement

• What Is the Medicare Secondary Payer Act?

• MSP Act: Origins of Enforcement in WC

Medicare's Past Interests – Conditional Payments

• WCMAs and the Voluntary Review and Approval Process

• LMSAs: Fact vs. Fiction

• Successfully Using a MSA in Your Injury Case

• Other Options?

Medicare's Future Interests – WCMSAs, LMSAs and More

• Discussing the Issue of a MSA at the Time of Settlement

• Thinking of the MSA as a Contract

• Dealing With Settlement Delays and MSAs

• Educating Yourself and Others

Avoiding Common Medicare Secondary Payer Pitfalls

• Discussing Medicare at the Time of Settlement

• Thinking of the MSA as a Contract

• Dealing With Settlement Delays and MSAs

• Educating Yourself and Others

Powered Industrial Truck Safety Programs

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:00:10 America/Chicago

October 25, 2017

Navigating the Standards That Apply to Your Powered Industrial Trucks

• Key Aspects of the PIT Standard

• The New Walking Working Surfaces Standard

• How to Prioritize and Harmonize

Best Practices for Developing a Compliant PIT Program

• Training

• Inspection and Maintenance

• Record Keeping

Surviving an OSHA Inspection of Your Powered Industrial Truck Program

• Getting Ready for the Knock on the Door

• What to Expect When the Inspection Begins

• Case Studies