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Best Practices and Practical Strategies for Gaining Reductions and Resolving Liens

Get practical tips that will help you save time, money and headaches when handling liens! Our seasoned faculty will help you navigate the maze of third-party and government liens from the beginning of the case to resolution. Identify all lienholders; determine priority; and obtain effective techniques for tackling Medicaid, Medicare, ERISA, workers' compensation and medical liens. Avoid pitfalls and build your lien resolution strategy - register today!

  • Leave no stone unturned: get pointers on locating all potential lienholders.
  • Find out how to effectively communicate with different lienholders.
  • Learn strategic approaches and nuances to tackling ERISA liens.
  • Understand best practices for negotiating Medicaid liens.
  • Obtain valuable insight on negotiating workers' compensation liens more effectively.
  • Navigate the complexities of Medicare Secondary Payer requirements.
  • Gain the latest strategies for decreasing hospital and doctor liens.

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  1. Overview of the Lien Process
    10:00 - 10:45, Brad Kolling
    1. Discovering All Potential Lienholders
    2. Requesting Information/Communicating with Lien Holders
    3. Determining the Priorities of Liens and Formulas for Reimbursement
  2. Resolving Medicaid Liens
    10:45 - 11:30, Aaron P. Frederickson
    1. Investigation Tips
    2. Early Planning Strategies
    3. Resolution Strategies
    4. Common Mistakes
    5. Negotiation Strategies
    6. Legal Pointers
  3. Minimizing Worker's Compensation Liens
    11:45 - 12:45, Chelsie D. Springstead
    1. Investigation Tips
    2. Addressing Pending Liens in Settlement Negotiations
    3. Resolution Strategies
    4. Common Mistakes
    5. Negotiation Strategies
    6. Legal Pointers
  4. Negotiating ERISA Liens
    1:15 - 2:15, Brad Kolling
    1. Investigation Tips
    2. Resolution Strategies
    3. Practical Tips for Mediation
    4. Common Mistakes
    5. Negotiation Strategies
    6. Legal Pointers
  5. Reducing Medical Liens
    2:15 - 3:00, Chelsie D. Springstead
    1. Investigation Tips
    2. Resolution Strategies
    3. Common Mistakes
    4. Negotiation Strategies
    5. Legal Pointers
  6. Medicare Secondary Payer and Conditional Payments
    3:15 - 4:00, Aaron P. Frederickson
    1. MMSEA and Section 111 Reporting
    2. Changes in Conditional Payment Resolution and Penalties under the SMART Act
    3. Recent Updates Regarding Section 111 Reporting
    4. CMS Procedures
    5. Discussing Future Medicals at the Settlement
    6. Guidelines for Funding and Administering MSAs
  7. Ethics
    4:00 - 5:00, Aaron P. Frederickson
    1. Liability Risks Associated with Lien Resolution
    2. Cost of Lien Resolution - Advising Your Clients
    3. Confidentiality Clauses - Tax Consequences
    4. The Lawyer's Obligation to Escrow All Disputed Sums and to Work to Resolve Those Disputes (Rule 1.15)
    5. Avoiding Other Conflicts of Interest
    6. What to Do When a Client Ignores Medicare's Interests
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Negotiating and Reducing Subrogation Liens in Personal Injury Settlements
  • Course ID:
    258168
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Price:
    $339
  • Date:
    Thursday 2/1/2018
  • Time:
    10:00 am EST to 5:00 pm EST
  • Location:
    Virtual