Settlement Strategies in the New Era of Medicare Compliance: Optimizing Settlement and Minimizing Risk


In this new era of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance, settling cases continues to present a number of complexities. To meet the growing challenge, primary payers need a Medicare game plan from day one. Recognizing MSP issues — and understanding how best to navigate them as part of your claims-handling process — should be an integral part of your settlement practice. In this session, you’ll learn about practical strategies that can optimize Medicare settlement prospects and minimize liability.

Who Should Attend:
Claims managers, risk managers, defense attorneys, adjusters, and other interested personnel from insurers, third-party administrators, and self-insureds

Original Presentation Date:

Monday, June 25, 2012

Mark PopolizioMark Popolizio, Esq.
Section 111 Senior Legal Counsel
Crowe Paradis Services Corporation

Mark Popolizio, Esquire is Section 111 Senior Legal Counsel for Crowe Paradis Services Corporation.  Mark is a nationally recognized leader in MSP compliance.  Prior to dedicating his practice to MSP compliance in 2006, Mark practiced workers’ compensation and liability insurance defense for ten years representing carriers, employers, third party administrators and self insureds.

Mark authors regular articles on MSP issues including MMSEA Section 111, MSAs and conditional payments, including the authorship of a yearly chapter update on Medicare compliance in the California Bar CLE publication, Special Needs Trusts: Planning, Drafting and Administration. Mark is a regularly featured presenter at national seminars and other industry events.  He is licensed to practice law in Florida and Connecticut.