SUBROGATION: Real Problems, Real Solutions
(for Maximizing Your Client's Net Recovery and Getting Paid)
Chairpersons: Maria Diamond & Bill Robison
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
5.5 CLE Credits Approved (includes 0.5 Ethics/Professionalism) until March 25th, 2020
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
ERISA - Charting the Swamp
9:00-9:30 Does ERISA Truly Apply? How to Find Out if Your Client's Health Plan Is Exempt. Lisa Benedetti
9:30-10:00 If ERISA Applies, What Do You Do in a Post-McCutcheon World? Mike Maxwell
10:00-10:20 Defeating Subrogation Claims: Revisiting Proof of Full Compensation. Richard Platte
10:20-10:50 Demystifying Washington Subrogation Cases, Understanding the Interplay - Matusyk, Hamm, Winters, Sherry, Truong & Tripp. Shelly Speir
Medical Liens - Legal Obligations and Collection Practices
11:05-11:25 If You Pay the Lien, Does Your Client Owe the Balance?
11:25-11:45 Multicare - Rohlke Liens, Avectus, and Other Bad Acts.
Protecting Your Client's Recovery from the State
11:45 - 12:10 Worker's Compensation Liens - Tobinizing the Settlement. Kathleen Kindred Keenan
12:10-12:35 DSHS/Medicaid - Making the Most of Ahlborn.
12:35-1:05 Lunch Break
Protecting Your Client's Recovery from the Feds
1:05-1:35 Medicare: Taming the Monster. Robert Bohm
1:35-2:05 Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! FEHBA, FMCRA/Tricare and More. Shaun Huppert, Edmonds
2:05-2:35 Fighting Insurer Attempts to Avoid Mahler and Winters through Early Payment of Subrogation Claims. Pat LePley
2:35-3:05 Disbursement Dilemma - Ethical Obligations under RPC 1.15A when the Subrogation Amount Is Disputed.