Cattie's CV

Read below to learn more about Cattie's experience. He has written over 20 published articles and spoken at more than 200 continuing education events to parties on both sides of the negotiating table about Medicare Secondary Payer and Medicare Set-Aside issues. These and other articles are available in the firm's Library.


  

EDUCATION:

Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration, 2003

• Honor Board, Vice President

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (Political Science), 1997

• Sigma Chi Fraternity

  

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Article: “Assumptions and Insanity About MSAs in Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims.” DRI For The Defense, Volume 59, No. 12, December 2017.
  • Article: “The Perfect Storm: Final Warnings From the Feds About Liability MSAs.” SC Lawyer, September 2017.
  • Book: “What Are … Medicare and Medicaid Secondary Payer Laws?” American Bar Association, 2016. 
  • Book: “Defense Practitioner’s Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Issues.” DRI Defense Library Series, 2015 Edition.
  • Article: “The MSP and the False Claims Act: The Government’s Most Potent Recovery Tool.” DRI In-House Quarterly, Volume 10, No. 2, Spring 2015. 
  • Article: “Compliance Connection: A Conversation About Lawyer Ethics and MSP Compliance.” DRI For The Defense, Volume 56, No. 7, July 2014. 
  • Article: “Medicare Reimbursement in 2014: A Risk Management Roadmap for Attorneys.” DRI For The Defense, Volume 56, No. 3, March 2014.
  • Article: “Medicare Reimbursement in 2013: A Risk Management Roadmap for Attorneys.” North Carolina Bar Association – The Litigator, Volume 34, No. 1, November 2013.
  • Article: “Modernizing MSP Cost Containment Protocols.” DRI For The Defense, Volume 55, No. 4, April 2013.
  • Article: “Medicare Set-aside Arrangements Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” American Bar Association - The Brief, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Volume 42, No. 1, Fall 2012.
  • Article: “New Three-Year Deadline For Medicare Reimbursement Takes Effect Today.” DRI Today, July 11, 2013.
  • Article: “Mid-Year Update: Medicare Set-Asides in Liability Cases.” DRI Today, June 25, 2013.
  • Article: “Liability Claims Yield Lower LMSA Figures - Properly Calculating LMSA Amounts.” DRI Today, April 24, 2013.
  • Article: “U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Wos v. E.M.A.” DRI Today, March 22, 2013.
  • Article: “The Importance of Future Medical Allocation Analysis: Sterrett v. Klebart.” DRI Today, March 12, 2013.
  • Article: “The Danger in Failing to Address the LMSA Issue Proactively: Early v. Carnival Corporation.” DRI Today, March 7, 2013.
  • Article: “MSP Rest Stop: What Is a “Conditional Payment?” DRI Today, March 5, 2013.
  • Article: “Patience Is a Virtue: How CMS May Ultimately Reward the Insurance Industry.” DRI Today, November 30, 2012.
  • Article: “The Ethics of MSP: Attorney Indemnification.” DRI Today, November 16, 2012.
  • Article: DRI MSP Task Force Advisory: The Third Circuit Finds Medicare Advantage Plans Afforded the Same Right of Private Action as Medicare under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” DRI Today, July 2, 2012.
  • Article: “MSA Compliance in 2012: Blazing a Path of Protection.” DRI Today, June 21, 2012.
  • Article: “Medicare Secondary Payer and “Future Medicals”: A Movement Toward a Standardized Process?” DRI Today, June 18, 2012.
  • Article: “CMS Introduces Conditional Payment Reimbursement Option.” DRI Today, January 4, 2012.
  • Article: “CMS Issues First Guidance for Liability Medicare Set-Aside.” DRI Today, October 3, 2011.
  • Article: “MSPRC Announces $300 Threshold for Liability Settlements.” DRI Today, September 7, 2011.
  • Article: “Tracking the SMART Act.” DRI Today, March 18, 2011.

  

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Protecting Medicare Benefits in 2019.” New Orleans, LA, December 13, 2018.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Medicare/Medicaid Challenges in Personal Injury Settlements.” December 5, 2018.
  • Risk and Insurance Management Society. Presenter on “MSA Blind Spot.” Charlotte, NC, November 13, 2018.
  • Wyoming Bar Association. Presenter on “CMS, Medicare, MSA Accounts.” Cheyenne, WY, October 19, 2018.
  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. Presenter on “MSAs: New Options to Consider.” Hilton Head Island, SC, October 16, 2018.
  • National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Presenter on “The Fate of LMSAs.” Baltimore, MD, October 4, 2018.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Workers’ Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Webcast, September 27, 2018.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “MSP Best Practices for Defense Counsel.” Webcast, September 20, 2018.
  • Claims and Litigation Management. Presenter on “Conditional Payments Claims, Mandatory Reporting & MSAs.” Charlotte, NC, August 28, 2018.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Presenter on “New Procedures for Medicare Set Aside Issues." Philadelphia, PA, August 8, 2018.
  • Claims and Litigation Management. Presenter on “Conditional Payment Recovery Process.” Chicago, IL, May 24, 2018.
  • Nassau County (NY) Medical Legal Committee. Presenter on “Lien Resolution in Third Party Actions: How to Succeed in Dealing with the Morass of ERISA, Medicaid and Medicare Claims.” Westbury, NY, March 26, 2018.
  • Virginia Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer.” Charlottesville, VA, March 14, 2018.
  • American Bar Association. Presenter on Medicare Set-Aside Insights: Unique Perspectives from the Settlement Table.” Nashville, TN, March 1, 2018.
  • Healthcare Education Associates. Presenter on “Liability [MSA] Allocations Based on Legal Principles.” Dallas, TX, February 13, 2018.
  • New York City Bar. Presenter on “The Perfect Storm: LMSAs and the Ethical Issues They Present.” New York, NY, January 23, 2018.
  • Alabama Bar Association. Presenter on “Pitfalls of a Settlement: Future Medical Exposure Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Birmingham, AL, December 15, 2017.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Winter is Coming: LMSA Issues and the Ethical Obligations Facing Plaintiff Lawyers.” Webcast, November 14, 2017.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “MSAs the Legal Way.” Richmond, VA, November 4, 2017.
  • Vermont Association for Justice. Presenter on “Pulling Back the Curtain on the MSP Act: Finding Common Ground Between Plaintiff and Defense.” Burlington, VT, October 20, 2017.
  • South Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “MSAs – Help Me, Help You Reduce the Headache.” Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, August 3, 2017.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “MSP Best Practices for Defense Counsel.” Webcast,      June 15, 2017.
  • Kansas Health Care Stabilization Fund Seminar. Presenter on “Addressing MSAs in Liability Insurance Claims: What Are You Waiting For?” Overland Park, KS, May 5, 2017.
  • Arkansas Self-Insureds Association. Presenter on “MSAs in 2017 – Submission Versus Non-Submission.” Hot Springs, AR, April 19, 2017.
  • Houston Lawyers Luncheon Series. Presenter on “Medicare Madness: How the Trump Administation May Affect the MSP Compliance World.” Houston, TX, April 5, 2017.
  • Claims and Litigation Management. Presenter on “Medicare Madness – Free Throws, Layups, and Slam Dunks on Prevailing MSP Issues.” Nashville, TN, March 31, 2017.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Medicare Conditional Payments in 2017: Heightened Scrutiny Means Heightened Compliance Activity.” Chicago, IL, February 23, 2017.
  • State Bar of Georgia. Presenter on “MSAs in 2017: Submission Versus Non-Submission.” Atlanta, GA, February 7, 2017.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Workers' Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Webcast, February 1, 2017.
  • Healthcare Education Associates. Presenter on “The Wild, Wild West of Liability MSAs – Pioneering Practices to Protect Your Future." Dallas, TX, January 25, 2017.
  • Healthcare Education Associates. Presenter on “The Great Debate: To Submit Or Not Submit MSAs.” Dallas, TX, January 25, 2017.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Addressing MSA Issues In Liability Claims: What Are You Waiting For?” New Orleans, LA, December 15, 2016.
  • McAngus, Goudelock & Courie Annual Client Seminar. Presenter on “MSAs in 2016: Submission Versus Non-Submission.” Charlotte, NC, November 17, 2016.
  • State Bar of Georgia. Presenter on “You Are About To Settle A Case: What About Ancillary Issues Like ERISA, Disability Benefits, Group Health Care Liens, Etc.” St. Simon’s Island, GA, October 21, 2016.
  • National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Presenter on “What’s Affecting Stakeholders?” San Antonio, TX, September 16, 2016.
  • National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Presenter on “Submission Vs. Non-Submission (Opt-Out).” San Antonio, TX, September 15, 2016.
  • Claims and Litigation Management. Presenter on “Addressing MSA Issues In Liability Claims: What Are You Waiting For?” Columbia, SC, September 13, 2016.
  • National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Presenter on “Addressing MSA Issues in Liability Claims.” Webinar, July 10, 2016.
  • Healthcare Education Associates. Presenter on “MSAs in 2016: Submission Versus Non-Submission.” San Diego, CA, June 24, 2016.
  • RIMS Legislative Summit. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer Update.” Washington, DC, June 6, 2016.
  • Healthcare Education Associates. Presenter on “MSAs in 2016: Submission Versus Non-Submission.” Orlando, FL, January 2016.
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Presenter on “10 Ways Medicare Can Mess With Your Practice.” Chapel Hill, NC, December 4, 2015.
  • Cincinnati Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements.” Cincinnati, OH, December 3, 2015.
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Winter Meeting. Presenter on “The Nuances of MSP Reimbursement in No-Fault Claims After the Affordable Care Act.” Novi, MI, November 13, 2015. 
  • Columbus Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Columbus, OH, November 12, 2015.
  • Georgia Bar Association. Presenter on “Update on Public Entity and Private Insurer Reimbursement/Subrogation Claims.” Amelia Island, FL, November 7, 2015.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer: 2015 Hot Topics.” Chicago, IL, October 22, 2015.
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare/Medicaid Update.” Asheville, NC, October 16, 2015.
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “Affordable Care Act and Future Medicals.” Chicago, IL, October 4, 2015.
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “Attorney Fees on MSAs.” Chicago, IL, October 2, 2015.
  • Ohio State Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Columbus, OH, September 30, 2015.
  • Louisiana State Bar Association. Presenter on “The MSP Statute and Medicals in 2015.” Alexandria, LA, September 25, 2015.
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Update/MSA and MSP Updates.” Concord, NC, September 11, 2015.
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Aside Recent Developments and Current Best Practices.” San Francisco, CA, September 1, 2015.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “The MSP Statute and Future Medicals in 2015: What IS the Beneficiary’s Deductible?” Webcast, August 4, 2015.
  • Cincinnati Bar Association. Presenter on “WCMSA Update.” Cincinnati, OH, July 9, 2015.
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “The Big Two: Medicare & Self-Funded ERISA.” Denver, CO, June 19, 2015.
  • Youngstown Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Youngstown, OH, June 3, 2015.
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “The Latest Lay of the Land on the MSA Landscape.” Atlanta, GA, May 27, 2015.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “Subrogation and Recovery of Special Damages Including Preclusions & Offsets, ERISA Plans, HMOs, Medicare, Federal Plans, Workers Compensation and DPW.” Philadelphia, PA, May 21, 2015.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “Subrogation and Recovery of Special Damages Including Preclusions & Offsets, ERISA Plans, HMOs, Medicare, Federal Plans, Workers Compensation and DPW.” Harrisburg, PA, May 5, 2015.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Presenter on “Proactive MSAs for Better Settlements for      Clients.” Nashville, TN, May 3, 2015.
  • New Jersey Association for Justice. Presenter on “What is Really Required to Fully Satisfy Medicare’s Interests?” Atlantic City, NJ, May 1, 2015.
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Atlanta, GA, April 30, 2015.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “Subrogation and Recovery of Special Damages Including Preclusions & Offsets, ERISA Plans, HMOs, Medicare, Federal Plans, Workers Compensation and DPW.” Pittsburgh, PA, April 23, 2015.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California. Presenter on “Do You Really Need A Medicare Set-Aside?” Lake Tahoe, CA, March 20, 2015.
  • Association of Ski Defense Attorneys. Presenter on “Medicare Compliance: Risk Management for Attorneys, Compliance and Ethics.” Stowe, VT, March 8, 2015.
  • International Association of Defense Counsel. Presenter on “IADC Talks - Hot Topics in Litigation.” Marco Island, FL, February 18, 2015.
  • Columbus Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Columbus, OH, February 13, 2015.
  • Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Providence, RI, December 3, 2014.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “MSP Case Law Update.” Chicago, IL, November 21, 2014.
  • New Jersey Association for Justice. Presenter on “CMS and Future Medicals.” East Rutherford, NJ, November 14, 2014.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “MSA Issues, ERISA, Tri-Care.” Richmond, VA, November 8, 2014.
  • South Carolina Injured Workers’ Advocates. Presenter on “Medicare and Allocations on the Merits in Workers’ Compensation Awards.” Asheville, NC, November 7, 2014.
  • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. Presenter on “Medicare Matters.” Indianapolis, IN, November 5, 2014.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “The Devil’s in the Details: Regulatory Changes to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Santa Barbara, CA, October 27, 2014.
  • Memphis Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Liens & Related Subrogation Issues.” Memphis, TN, September 23, 2014.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides in Workers’ Compensation.” Columbia, SC, August 5, 2014.
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides and Liability Actions, Addressing Potential Issues Before Final Regulations.” Point Clear, AL, July 24, 2014.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Asides: New CMS Rules Mean New Attorney Concerns.” Webcast, June 23, 2014.
  • Boston Bar Association. Presenter on “Liens and Their Potential Impact on Litigation.” Boston, MA, June 24, 2014.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “MSP and SMART Act Update.” Columbus, OH, May 9, 2014.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “MSP Act – Guidelines & Forthcoming Enforcement in PI Cases.” Webcast, April 24, 2014.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer on the Witness Stand.” Park City, UT, March 24, 2014.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer on the Witness Stand.” New Orleans, LA, March 21, 2014.
  • South Carolina Bar Association. Presenter on “Mastering Medicare Considerations in the Workers’ Compensation Context.” Charleston, SC, March 4, 2014.
  • New York State Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer.” Albany, NY, February 26, 2014.
  • Utah State Bar. Presenter on “Winter 2014 MSP Compliance Update.” Salt Lake City, UT, February 20, 2014.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Presenter on “How      Present Practices Pose Practical Problems for Plaintiff Practitioners.” Webcast, February 14, 2014.
  • North Carolina Bar Association. Presenter on “Negotiating Medicare Liens with CMS.” Greensboro, NC, February 8, 2014.
  • THEMIS. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Miami, FL, January 16, 2014.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance Today.” Pittsburgh, PA, December 4, 2013.
  • American Bar Association. Presenter on “Mastering Medicare Liens and Set-Asides.” Webcast, December 4, 2013.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California. Presenter on “Recent Updates in Medicare.” San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2013.
  • Westchester County Bar Association. Presenter on “Future Medicals & the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” Rye, NY, November 12, 2013.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “SMART Act Update: Simplifying the Conditional Payment Reimbursement Process?” Greensboro, NC, November 1, 2013.
  • West Virginia Self-Insureds Association. Presenter on “The SMART Act and MSA Updates.” Charleston, WV, October 24, 2013.
  • DRI Trial Tactics Committee. Presenter on “Modernizing MSP Cost Containment Protocols.” Chicago, IL, October 18, 2013.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The SMART Act and Medicare Set-Asides.” West Palm Beach, FL, October 7, 2013.
  • Nevada Justice Association Annual Convention. Presenter on “The Nuts & Bolts of Resolving ERISA and Private Healthcare Liens.” Seattle, WA, October 4, 2013.
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: Futures Medicals and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” Seattle, WA, September 27, 2013.
  • Ohio State Bar Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The SMART Act and Medicare Set-Asides.” Cleveland, OH, September 20, 2013.
  • Ohio State Bar Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The SMART Act and Medicare Set-Asides.” Columbus, OH, September 12, 2013.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The SMART Act and Medicare Set-Asides.” Webcast, September 10, 2013.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Modernizing MSP Cost Containment Protocols.” Webcast, August 27, 2013.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare: Establishing Claims and Working With Medicare.” Webcast, August 27, 2013.
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: Futures Medicals and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” San Antonio, TX, August 15, 2013.
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: Futures Medicals and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” Austin, TX, August 13, 2013.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: Futures Medicals and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” Webcast, July 16, 2013.
  • Harris County Democratic Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: Futures Medicals and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” Houston, TX, July 9, 2013.
  • Alabama Association for Justice. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: Futures Medicals and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – The Treacherous Descent Towards Final Rules.” Sandestin, FL, June 14, 2013.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The Journey to Complete 2013 Medicare Compliance.” Fairfax, VA, May 30, 2013.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The Journey to Complete 2013 Medicare Compliance.” Roanoke, VA, May 16, 2013.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Ready for Adventure: The Journey to Complete 2013 Medicare Compliance.” Richmond, VA, May 7, 2013.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Compliance 2013: Resolving Liens and Addressing Medicare Set Asides.” Columbus, OH, May 3, 2013.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer: 2013 Update.” Charleston, WV, April 9, 2013.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Medicare in a Catastrophic Case: Best Practices.” Washington, DC, April 5, 2013.
  • Colorado Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Spring Update CLE. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides: Recent Trends in CMS Approval Decisions and Updates/Changes to the MSA Approval Process and the Conditional Payment Search Process.” Denver, CO, March 15, 2013.
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Liability Settlements and Future Medicals.” Beaver Creek, CO, March 5, 2013.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides in Personal Injury Litigation.” North Haven, CT, February 27, 2013.
  • New York State Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Compliance Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Albany, NY, February 26, 2013.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “Liability Settlements and Future Medicals.” Greensboro, NC, February 22, 2013.
  • Mecklenburg County Bar. Presenter on “Medicare’s New Reimbursement Rules: How the SMART Act Affects Your Practice.” Charlotte, NC, February 20, 2013.
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. Presenter on “2013 Medicare Secondary Payer Update: More Twists in the Road.”  Webcast, February 13, 2013.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer: 2013 Update.” Fairfax, VA, February 6, 2013.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer Workshop: 2013 Update.” Webcast, January 30, 2013.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Columbus, OH, January 24, 2013.
  • Alabama Association for Justice. Presenter on “New Medicare Set-Aside Laws: Learn What You Need to Know.” Birmingham, AL, January 19, 2013.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer and Future Medicals Rule Update.” Webcast, January 17, 2013.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set Aside Workshop: 2012 Update.” Oklahoma City, OK, December 20, 2012.
  • Virgin Island Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” St. Thomas, USVI, December 13, 2012.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Workers Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Webcast, December 11, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set Aside Workshop: 2012 Update.” Honolulu, HI, December 6, 2012.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “Future Medicals and Liability Cases.” Philadelphia, PA, December 3, 2012.
  • New York State Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Aside Agreements.” New York, NY, November 15, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set Aside Workshop: 2012 Update.” Toledo, OH, November 6, 2012.
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Liens: 2012 Update.” Wilmington, DE, November 2, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set Aside Analysis.” Webcast, November 1, 2012.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set Asides: Has the Time Come?” New Orleans, LA, October 26, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set Aside Workshop: 2012 Update.” New Orleans, LA, October 25, 2012.
  • Capital City Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Liability Settlements and Future Medicals: Medicare's New Rules of the Road.” Sacramento, CA, October 19, 2012.
  • Iowa Association of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. Presenter on “Medicare and Work Comp - Is CMS Approval Required or Necessary?” Des Moines, IA, October 18, 2012.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Presenter on “Future Medicals: Medicare's New Rules of the Road.” Las Vegas, NV, October 13, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Workers' Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Charlotte, NC, October 5, 2012.
  • National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network. Presenter on “Medicare Made Easy: Workers' Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Chicago, IL, October 4, 2012.
  • Mecklenburg County Bar. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set-Asides 2012: New Rules of the Road.” Charlotte, NC, September 21, 2012.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set-Asides 2012: New Rules of the Road.” Greensboro, NC, September 21, 2012.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Liability Settlements and Future Medicals.” Chicago, IL, August 28, 2012.
  • Workers’ Compensation Institute. Presenter on “Render Unto Caesar What is Caesar’s: Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractor.” Orlando, FL, August 22, 2012.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Presenter on “New Proposed Medicare Lien Regulations.” Webcast, August 15, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Administering MSAs to Avoid Double Damages and Malpractice.” Webcast, August 10, 2012.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides: New Rules of the Road.” Webcast, August 7, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set Aside Workshop 2012.” Webcast, June 22, 2012.
  • M&L Legal Marketing and Management. Presenter on “MSAs and Structured Settlements.” Vancouver, BC, June 21, 2012.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Personal Injury Settlements for Severely Injured Plaintiffs: Special Needs Planning.” Webcast, May 30, 2012.
  • Dutchess Country Bar Association. Presenter on “The Current State of the Law on the LMSA Issue.” Poughkeepsie, NY, May 10, 2012.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer Best Practices for Defense Counsel.” Webcast, May 8, 2012.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “Negotiating With Medicare: Current Issues With Medicare Set Aside Evaluations and Medicare Liens.” Columbus, OH, May 4, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Aside Analysis.” Webcast, May 3, 2012.
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association. Presenter on “Case Law Update: The Current State of the Law in Dealing with CMS on the LMSA Issue.” Palm Beach, FL, April 25, 2012.
  • United States Arbitration & Mediation. Presenter on “Negotiating With Medicare: Current Issues With Medicare Set Aside Evaluations and Medicare Liens.” St. Louis, MO, April 13, 2012.
  • New York State Bar Association. Presenter on “Negotiating With Medicare: Current Issues With Medicare Set Aside Evaluations and Medicare Liens.” Albany, NY, April 5, 2012.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Workers' Compensation Claims and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.” Greenbriar, WV, March 30, 2012.
  • National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Presenter on “Legal Update.” Orlando, FL, March 29, 2012.
  • Iowa Association for Justice. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set-Asides: The Issue Just Won't Go Away.” Webcast , March 27, 2012.
  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Liens 2012.” Portland, ME, March 23, 2012.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “MSAs in Personal Injury Litigation: Has the Time Finally Come?” Webinar, March 21, 2012.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Webinar, March 13, 2012.
  • Tennessee Association for Justice. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set-Asides: The Issue Just Won't Go Away.” Chattanooga, TN, March 8, 2012.
  • Association of Ski Defense Attorneys. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set-Asides: The Issue Just Won't Go Away.” Whistler, BC, March 5, 2012.
  • United States Arbitration & Mediation. Presenter on “Negotiating With Medicare: Current Issues With Medicare Set Aside Evaluations and Medicare Liens.” Collingsville, IL, February 24, 2012.
  • Iowa Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare: Issues, Updates, Pitfalls and Settlement Strategies.” Des Moines, IA, February 9, 2012. 
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides in Personal Injury Settlements.” Webcast, January 27, 2012. 
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Workers Comp Claims and the MSP Act.” Webcast, January 19, 2012.
  • Strafford Publications, Inc. Presenter on “Personal Injury Claims Settlements and New CMS Updates.” Webcast, December 6, 2011.
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Liability Cases and Future Medicals.”  Houston, TX, December 1, 2011.
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. Presenter on “Lump Sum Settlements in Light of Recent Case Law.” Boston, MA, November 18, 2011.
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Liens and Set-Asides.” Webcast, November 4, 2011.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Liability Medicare Set-aside Arrangements: Required, Recommended or Ridiculous?” Chicago, IL, November 2, 2011.
  • Mecklenburg County Bar. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer 2011: Information Versus Speculation.” Charlotte, NC, November 1, 2011.
  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. Presenter on “Medicare Made Understandable.” Myrtle Beach, SC, October 18, 2011.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “CMS: Navigating MSA Regulations.” San Diego, CA, October 15, 2011.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Liens 2011: Information Versus Speculation.” Roanoke, VA, October 11, 2011.
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides: Information Versus Speculation.” Madison, WI, September 30, 2011.
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer 2011: Information Versus Speculation.” Asheville, NC, July 30, 2011.
  • National Business Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides in Personal Injury Litigation.” Charlotte, NC, July 29, 2011.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer 2011: Information Versus Speculation.” Carmel, CA, June 26, 2011.
  • Tennessee Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Liens and Set-Asides.” Chattanooga, TN, June 16, 2011.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer Case Law Update.” Chicago, IL, May 26, 2011.
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Secondary Payer 2011: Information Versus Speculation.” Sioux Falls, SD, May 5, 2011.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Lake Tahoe, CA, March 25, 2011.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Presenter on “Liens & Medicare Issues Before Settlement.” Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2011.
  • Association of Ski Defense Attorneys. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Sun Valley, ID, March 5, 2011.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Presenter on “Who Pays: Workers' Comp Issues Impacting Your Auto Accident Case.” Pittsburgh, PA, February 23, 2011.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Presenter on “Who Pays: Workers' Comp Issues Impacting Your Auto Accident Case.” Philadelphia, PA, February 16, 2011.
  • American Bar Association. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Webinar, January 19, 2011.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance.” New Orleans, LA, December 10, 2010.
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Orange, CT, December 3, 2010.
  • Minnesota Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare - Past Payments and Future Set-Asides. ” Minneapolis, MN, November 18, 2010.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides: Getting your Nagging Questions Answered.” Richmond, VA, November 12, 2010.
  • New York State Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare and the Tort System.” New York, NY, November 9, 2010.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance and Medicare Set Asides.” Aventura, FL, November 4, 2010.
  • Yellowstone County Bar. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Billings, MT, October 29, 2010.
  • Perrins. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Teleseminar, October 22, 2010.
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. Presenter on “Settling Personal Injury Claims Involving Medicare Claimants: Tips and Tools for the Defense.” Chicago, IL, October 14, 2010.
  • American Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Aside - Viability in Liability Cases.” San Francisco, CA, October 7, 2010.
  • Mecklenburg County Bar. Presenter on “Absolute Medicare Compliance: Understanding the New Medicare Reporting Requirements and Their Effect on Your Practice.” Charlotte, NC, September 28, 2010.
  • HB Litigation. Presenter on “The Experts Weigh In - Best Practices in the Brave New World of MMSEA.” Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 2010.
  • 360 Advocacy Institute. Presenter on “The Ethical Method of Helping the Client Receive More of the Award by Reducing the Medical, Medicare, Medicaid and ERISA liens.” Napa, CA, September 20, 2010.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance: Understanding the New Requirements and their Effect on your Practice.” Baton Rouge, LA, September 16, 2010.
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Liens: The Art of War.” San Francisco, CA, September 14, 2010.
  • Wisconsin State Bar. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance: Understanding the New Requirements and their Effect on your Practice and Set-Asides.” Milwaukee, WI, September 3, 2010.
  • Wisconsin State Bar. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance: Understanding the New Requirements and their Effect on your Practice and Set-Asides.” Madison, WI, September 2, 2010.
  • Capital City Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides and the New Medicare Reporting Rules.” Sacramento, CA, August 20, 2010.
  • Indiana Worker’s Compensation Institute. Presenter on “Medicare Reporting.” Indianapolis, IN, August 5, 2010.
  • Louisiana Association for Justice. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Carmel, CA, June 30, 2010.
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.” Lake of the Ozarks, MO, June 25, 2010.
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Set-Asides.”  Webinar, June 15, 2010.
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Medicare Liens, Set-Asides, Reporting and Lawyer Obligations.” Rehobeth Beach, DE, June 12, 2010.
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Lien Update.” Manchester, NH, May 21, 2010.
  • United States Arbitration & Mediation. Presenter on “Understanding and Dealing with Medicare Set Aside Issues.” St. Louis, MO, May 14, 2010.
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “The Guide to Medicare Set-Asides and More.” Denver, CO, May 7, 2010.
  • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. Presenter on “Medicare Set-aside Arrangements.” Indianapolis, IN, April 29, 2010.
  • Tennessee Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Claims and the New Medicare Rules.” Nashville, TN, April 22, 2010.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Presenter on “How to Navigate your Way Through the MSAs.” Atlanta, GA, March 22, 2010.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Concord, NC, March 17, 2010.
  • North Carolina Bar Association. Presenter on “Working It Out: 2010 Issues and Answers in Workers' Compensation Law.” Greensboro, NC, February 13, 2010.
  • Risk and Insurance Management Society. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Greenville, SC, February 11, 2010.
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Miami, FL, February 1, 2010.
  • Louisville Bar Association. Presenter on “Elephants in the Room: Medicare, Medicaid, MSAs and the Great MMSEA Debate.” Louisville, KY, December 2, 2009.
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” San Antonio, TX, November 19, 2009.
  • Minnesota ABOTA. Presenter on “The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 and MSAs.” Tucson, AZ, November 14, 2009.
  • South Carolina Injured Workers Association. Presenter on “Ethical Considerations for Handling Liens and Dealing with the Shifting Sands of Medicare Set Aside Accounts - What Every Lawyer Needs to Know to Protect His Clients and Himself.” Asheville, NC, November 6, 2009.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “MSAs and Conditional Payments in Workers Comp Cases.” Asheville, NC, October 24, 2009.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “Elephants in the Room: Medicare Set-Asides and the July 1, 2009 Debate.” Asheville, NC, October 23, 2009.
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Conference. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides.” Carefree, AZ, October 17, 2009.
  • Ohio Association for Justice. Presenter on “Medicare Set Asides and You.” Strongville, OH, September 18, 2009.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “Are You Ready for Absolute Medicare Compliance: Part 2?” Raleigh, NC, September 11, 2009.
  • Mecklenburg County Bar. Presenter on “The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 and MSAs.” Charlotte, NC, August 5, 2009.
  • Public Risk Management Association. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance.” Webinar, July 22, 2009.
  • Cincinnati Bar Association. Presenter on “Medicare's New Reporting Obligations for Settling Insurers: What You Need to Know.” Cincinnati, OH, July 9, 2009.
  • American Association for Justice. Presenter on “Preparing for Absolute Medicare Compliance: Understanding the New Requirements and Their Effect on Your Practice and Set Asides.” Teleseminar, June 30, 2009.
  • San Diego County Bar Association. Presenter on “2009 Liens Update Seminar.” San Diego, CA, June 11, 2009.
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Presenter on “Lien Resolution: Getting Ready for the New Medicare Rule.” Fairfax, VA, May 21, 2009.
  • Minnesota Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers. Presenter on “Navigating the Uncharted Medicare Waters of 2009.” St. Paul, MN, May 8, 2009.
  • North Carolina Association for Justice. Presenter on “Are You Ready for Absolute Medicare Compliance?” Statesville, NC, May 1, 2009.




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