Practitioner’s Reference Manual to Settlements, Offsets & Set-asides - Second Edition

Board Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist, Nationally Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant*

By
Angelo Paul Sevarino, Esq., MSCC

Author of Connecticut Workers’ Compensation After Reforms - Centennial Edition

This text is updated with all case citations and statutory/regulatory references through 2013 and is the only text providing the practitioner with reference materials discussing Medicare Set-asides, whether workers’ compensation or liability, Medicare’s recovery rights and Medicare conditional payment resolution techniques, Social Security disability offsets and Medicaid/Special Needs Trust in one essential desk reference manual.

The text includes reference and discussion of relevant Social Security statutory and regulatory provisions; the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. In addition relevant case law updates, settlement and release drafting guidance and important Exhibits are provided to assist the practitioner in resolving workers’ compensation and liability cases with concurrent receipt of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid or other collateral benefits.

Major Topic Areas include:

  • Client interview techniques
  • SSDIB/SSI eligibility criteria
  • Social Security Offsets w/Examples
  • Medicare/Medicaid eligibility criteria
  • Medicare/Medicaid coverage
  • Medicare’s Recovery Rights
  • CMS/SSA Program references
  • CMS Referral Thresholds
  • Part D - Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Part C - Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Appeals to CMS/SSA
  • Settlement Document Amendments
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-asides
  • Liability Medicare Set-asides
  • Attorney Fees/Retainer Agreements
  • Medicare Conditional Payment Resolution
  • Self-administration of the MSA
  • Professional administration of the MSA
  • VA/TRICARE
  • Lump sum/Structured Funding Mechanisms
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • The Smart Act
  • MMSEA SCHIP Reporting Requirements
  • Collateral Benefit Impact
  • Client Disclosure Documents

To order Practitioner’s Reference Manual To Settlements, Offsets & Set-asides - Second Edition please contact:

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*Connecticut does not certify specialists in Medicare law