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NAMSAP’s webinars provide timely information of special interest to professionals working within the MSP and MSA industry and those seeking to learn more about this evolving area of practice. Webinar sessions are presented in “real time” via the Internet and through recordings. Participants view webinar materials online while listening to the audio portion of the presentation via the telephone or their computer audio system. Throughout the live webinar sessions, participants are encouraged to interact with other attendees and the presenter(s).  As of 2016, all NAMSAP webinars apply for (1) credit hour of continuing education for the following credentials:

  • Certified Geriatric Care Manager (CGCM)
  • Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) / Canadian Certified Life Care Planner (CCLCP)
  • Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional (CMSP)
  • Certified Workers' Compensation Professional (CWCP)
  • Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified (MSCC)

Please check each webinar  especially those prior to 2016  because credential approvals and total hours may vary on occasion. 

If you have any questions about our webinars, please contact Info@NAMSAP.org.

Cost
Members: $63
Non-Members: $83

*** Refund Policy: NAMSAP acknowledges that extenuating circumstances may cause an attendee to cancel their attendance or participation. If you are unable to attend a webinar or in-person educational offering (i.e., Annual Meeting & Educational Conference, regional meeting, etc.) after already making payment, you are encouraged to offer your place to an industry friend or colleague. However, if you require a refund, NAMSAP will provide one if a request is made in writing (Info@NAMSAP.org) at least two (2) weeks in advance of the webinar/event. However, an administrative processing fee of $25 (webinar) or $50 (in-person) will be assessed. If the request is within two (2) weeks of an in-person event, then there will be no refund provided. If you cancel attendance of a webinar then you will be issued a credit good for one (1) year.

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS 

 Medicare Case Law Update - What Are the Courts Saying? 

Speakers: Mark Popolizio

Description: Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) issues are finding their way to the courts. In this session, Mark Popolizio (a founding NAMSAP member and former NAMSAP vice-president) catches you current on recent court decisions and their practical claims impact. 

 


PAST RECORDED WEBINARS 

(Click on the link below to purchase the webinar recording. If you are using a promo code, you must still complete all purchase procedures.)

Once you purchase the recorded webinar, you will receive an email within 3 business days with your webinar access.  All webinars are viewed through our online training website.  

 Mastering MSA Cost Mitigation Techniques

Speakers: Lavonya Chapman; Rachel Paul, MSCC; Nancy Schulz, CMSP

Description: Whether submitting or not submitting, lowering MSA costs is a common goal for stakeholders. Learn new ways to protect interests along with pocketbooks. 

 Opioids in the MSA Part III: Intersection of Policy and Public Health

Speakers: Brett Baker, Jeff Lucas, Amy Bilton, Esq., and Gary Patureau, CWCP, CMSP

Description: The webinar will discuss national legislation focusing on the opioid epidemic and potential opioid policy recommendations in MSP compliance or in the MSA. 

 Diving Deeper Into Drug Pricing - July 17, 2018

Speakers: Christine Melancon, RN, CCM, MSCC, CMSP, CNLCP, Brian Schumacher, CMSP, and Leslie Schumacher, RN, CRRN, CCM, CLCP, CNLCP, MSCC, CMSP, CMSP Fellow

Description: Learn which prices the Workers' Compensation Review Contractor is looking for to ensure that your pharmacy allocations are as accurate as possible. 

 

 Uncovering the Concept of Conditional Payments - June 21, 2018

Speakers: Daniel Anders, Esq., MSCC and Shawn Deane, JD, MEd, MSCC, CMS

Description: This webinar will provide attendees with background on Performant Recovery, full scope of the CRC's process, as well as a step-by-step guide for successfully working with the CRC to investigate, dispute/appeal, and reimburse Medicare conditional payments. A 120-day report card on the new CRC will be detailed and expectations for the future of conditional payment recovery by the CRC will be discussed. 

 

Special Needs Trust - May 15, 2018

Speakers: Beth Hostetler, RN and Will Lindahl, MBA, CLPF

Description: Attendees of this webinar can look forward to gaining a vast amount of knowledge on special needs trust.This webinar will identify what a special needs trust is and when it is necessary in a workers' compensation settlement. The speakers will also provide insight into the differences in Medicaid qualifications. 

 

WCMSA - An Update - April 24, 2018

Speakers: Leslie Schumacher, RN, CRRN, CCM, CLCP, CNLCP, MSCC, CMSP, CMSP Fellow;   Kimberly Wiswell, CMSP

Description: This webinar will feature information that will provide attendees with a better understanding of the new Worker's Compensation Review Contractor. The speakers will take a glimpse at some of the new WCRC review trends, and will give an in-depth look at the updates to the User Guide version 2.7.  

Intro to ODG - March 13, 2018

Speaker: Tom Farrell

Description: For new, prospective or existing ODG users, we will provide an introduction to the Web version of ODG including system tools like the RTW Prescription, UR Advisor, Risk Assessment Scoring, and Predictive Analytics. Fasten your seatbelts for a fast-paced, fun, enlightening hour jam-packed with actionable intelligence for medical and return-to-work management using ODG. Follow up with us afterwards for automation options to link ODG right into your systems.

 

The MSP - Looking Ahead to 2018 - February 27, 2018

Speakers: Daniel Anders, Esq., MSCC; Rasa Fumagalli, JD, MSCC; Ciara Koba, Esq.

Description: As with the “State of the Union,” this webinar will recap some of the major events in Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance of 2017, including MSAs, conditional payments and Sec. 111 reporting. The speakers will also look ahead to what 2018 may hold relative to contractor changes, the potential for LMSAs, and the ever-changing conditional payment issues.

 

 

Ethics in Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance December 6, 2017

Moderator: Fran Provenzano
Speakers: Shawn Deane, JD, MEd, MSCC, CMSP and Thomas Spratt, CMSP

Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance is a dynamic area where many different elements intersect, including claims and risk management, medical and health issues, legal and privacy considerations, the court system and government agencies. There are also numerous professionals with overlapping roles, including nurses, attorneys, claims adjusters, and structured settlement brokers. Not to mention that we operate in an area of the law that is constantly changing and subject to wide interpretation. As a result, MSP practitioners are bound to face ethical issues and dilemmas.

 

The WCMSA Amended Review Process: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and How to Use it Successfully - August 22, 2017

Speakers
Sidney Wong, MSCC - Assistant Vice President, Policy, ISO Claims Partners
Robert Sagrillo, JD, LLM - President, Chief Legal Officer, NuQuest

Description
For the first time, CMS will allow parties to adjust a prior WCMSA determination using new medical documentation and evidence dated after the date of the original submission. Join us for an in depth analysis of the process, problems, and questions surrounding the new amended review option.

 

Medicare Conditional Payment Recovery Update: Building a Successful Relationship with the CRC - May 24, 2017 

Speakers:  Shawn Deane, JD, MEd, MSCC, CMS and Daniel Anders, JD, MSCC
Description:  While relationship is not the first word that comes to mind when contacting a government contractor like the Commercial Repayment Center (CRC), successful, long-term, outcomes our best driven by building a relationship with the CRC. A relationship with the CRC is built upon knowing the CRC’s expectations and meeting those expectations. Accordingly, the presenters will layout and connect the dots of CRC’s processes to provide the attendee a step-by-step guide for successfully working with the CRC to investigate, dispute/appeal and reimburse Medicare conditional payments. The discussion will highlight solutions to common causes for delay and areas where the CRC is still improving its processes.


Medicaid Secondary Payer: How it Impacts Your Practice - April 18, 2017

Speakers:  Aaron Frederickson, ESQ.  and Patrick Czuprynski, ESQ., MSCC
Description:  Compliance professionals, attorneys and other interested stakeholders working on Medicare matters must also understand Medicaid and its influence on injury-related cases. As the Medicaid Secondary Payer Act becomes a reality later this year, now is the time to prepare your program to meet the new challenges in a changing legal landscape. Attendees to this program will learn about the origins of the Medicaid Secondary Payer Act, immediately understand how important case law impacts their practice and how to add best practices to your programs and services. The webinar will be recorded and available for purchase following the live presentation.

Having Fun With Medicare Case Law - March 30, 2017  

Speaker: Mark Popolizio,  Vice President of MSP Compliance & Policy ISO Claims Partners
Description: With Medicare more aggressively asserting its rights, the courts are being called upon to address MSP issues. The courts are hitting all the major MSP issues including: Section 111, conditional payments, MSAs, and Medicare Advantage plans. This presentation takes you “around the case law horn” and breaks down these decisions and their impact on every day claims practice.

State of the MSP Union - Year in Review - January 24, 2017  

Presenters: Rasa Fumagalli, Ciara Koba, and Rita Wilson
Description: As with the “state of the union,” this webinar will recap some of the major events in Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance of last year, including WCMSAs, the CRC’s first full year in operations, and the increasing aggressiveness of Part C Recovery. The speakers will also look ahead to what the future may hold with WCMSA contractor changes, the potential for LMSAs, ever-changing conditional payment issues, and changes to Sec. 111 reporting.

Ethics in Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance - November 29, 2016  

Moderator: Fran Provenzano
Speakers:   Shawn Deane and Thomas Spratt 
Description: Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance is a dynamic area where many different elements intersect, including claims and risk management, medical and health issues, legal and privacy considerations, the court system and government agencies. There are also numerous professionals with overlapping roles, including nurses, attorneys, claims adjusters, and structured settlement brokers. Not to mention that we operate in an area of the law that is constantly changing and subject to wide interpretation. As a result, MSP practitioners are bound to face ethical issues and dilemmas.


Zero-Dollar Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set Aside Allocation Submissions - November 16, 2016

Presenters:  Michelle Allan and Martin Cassavoy 
Description:
NAMSAP wanted to alert its membership and industry stakeholders to an important issue regarding zero-dollar workers’ compensation Medicare Set Aside allocation submissions. CMS recently indicated that it has altered its standards for review of zero-dollar WCMSA submissions. 

 

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