Perrin’s Legal Webinar Series: 2011 Medicare Reporting Update

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Event Date/Time: Aug 18, 2011 End Date/Time: Aug 18, 2011
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Thursday, August 18th, 2011
2:00 – 3:30 PM ET


David Farber, Esq., Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, DC
Robert T. Lewis, Esq., Chief Legal Counsel/Vice President Sales & Marketing, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation, Medford, NJ
Mark Popolizio, Esq., Vice President of Customer Relations, NuQuest/Bridge Pointe, Longwood, FL

Agenda Topics to be covered:

Recent Case Law
Congressional Hearings
New RAND Publication: Recovery Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Impact of Reporting Thresholds


Cost: $129, unlimited listeners from one line. Additional phone lines are $29 each. Includes 1 CLE for 1 listener (Additional CLE credits $25 each).

CLE Credit: 1.5-2.0 CLE credits, depending on state requirements.

Applications are being made to all CLE states as requested by attendees.


Additional Information

Speaker Bios: David Farber, Esq., Patton Boggs LLP Washington, DC David Farber brings together the best of Patton Boggs knowledge, combining his experience in both litigation and public policy to solve client needs. Having been trained as a litigator, Mr. Farber maintains a strong complex multiparty litigation practice, including serving as first chair in coverage, commercial, health care and trade secret cases. Midway through his career, Mr. Farber also developed a strong public policy practice, and he today runs several successful trade associations along with executing individual corporate advocacy campaigns principally in the health care and insurance fields. On the litigation side, Mr. Farber began his career working on environmental and health and safety cases, including complex insurance coverage and trade secret matters. He has tried over 20 cases, ranging from expedited administrative law judge trials to a recent five-day broker malpractice case. He has also litigated dozens of other cases, including False Claims Act and Trade Secret litigations. Mr. Farber has significant strength in emergency and temporary restraining order matters, Rule 23 class action cases and everything in between. He also has significant experience litigating insurance coverage actions. On the advocacy side, Mr. Farber's work focuses on the health care and insurance industries. Clients often turn to him as the primary strategist and policy architect for a broad range of matters. Working with the Congress the Executive (with particular focus on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Food and Drug Administration) and academia, he has successfully guided clients through the legislative enactment and the regulatory promulgation processes. Mr. Farber excels at combining innovative legislative advocacy, regulatory change and litigation to help clients achieve solutions. His clients often comment on the unexpected and quick manner in which Mr. Farber is able to resolve disputes and obtain outcomes, using a combination of skills usually found across multiple specialists. Finally, Mr. Farber has worked on a broad range of other client needs, ranging from service as lead counsel to the Republic of Albania in their historic successful privatization of the national refinery sector, to the representation of an international agricultural biotech foundation that has received the largest Gates grant given to an African entity. Mr. Farber is particularly honored to have represented Secretary Jack Kemp from 1992 through his passing in 2009. Robert T. Lewis, Esq., Crowe Paradis Services Corporation Medford, NJ Robert Lewis is Chief Legal Officer for Crowe Paradis Services Corporation, a national Medicare Compliance company. He is a founding member and former President of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP); Chairman of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Medicare Compliance Committee; and a Member of the Steering Committee for the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC). In 2004, he was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the “Top 40 lawyers under the age of 40” based in large part on his accomplishments in the Medicare arena. He has published a number of articles addressing Medicare compliance including articles found in: For the Defense, The New Jersey Law Journal, Medley’s Managed Care Liability Report, Andrews Health Law, New Jersey Lawyer, Mealey’s Litigation Report: Employer Liability Insurance, and Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Manual. Prior to joining Crowe Paradis, Mr. Lewis was a partner in the New Jersey law firm of Capehart & Scatchard. Mark Popolizio, Esq., Vice President of Customer Relations, NuQuest/Bridge Pointe Longwood, FL Mark Popolizio, Esq., is the Vice President of Customer Relations for NuQuest/Bridge Pointe. Prior to joining NuQuest/Bridge Pointe, Mark practiced law for ten years concentrating in the areas of workers’ compensation defense and insurance defense litigation. Mark developed a national Medicare practice that included Medicare Set-Asides and general compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute. While in private practice, Mark represented numerous carriers, third party administrators and self insureds. In addition to his workers’ compensation and Medicare practices, Mark served as the Executive Director of the Negotiated Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program (NWCIP) which is an alternative dispute resolution system under the Florida workers’ compensation act. Mark served as Vice President of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) from 2006-2008 and remains active with NAMSAP concentrating on education and legislative matters. He was also a featured instructor on Medicare and Life Care Planning issues with the former University of Florida/Medipro LLC program. Over the past several years and currently, Mark has been a featured presenter a numerous seminars and other industry events across the country. His presentations have included Medicare Basics, Medicare Set-Asides, Medicare Conditional Payments, Medicare Part D (prescription drugs), and Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid & SCHIP Extension Act. Mark has also authored numerous articles addressing several topics related to Medicare Secondary Payer compliance issues. Mark is currently involved in legislative efforts in Congress regarding the Medicare Secondary Payer Enhancement Act (H.R. 4796). Mark grew up in Wallingford, Connecticut. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut with Bachelor of Science degrees in Legal Studies and Sociology. Mark relocated to South Florida in 1992 to attend law school at Nova Southeastern University School of Law in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. While at law school, Mark served as a Judicial Clerk to the late Honorable John D. Wessel (15th Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County, Florida) and was a research assistant for Professor Leslie Larkin Cooney. Mark graduated from Nova in 1995 and is licensed to practice law in Florida and Connecticut. He resides in Miami, Florida.