Epiq Press Release
  Class Action & Mass Tort

Epiq Expert to Speak on Strafford CLE Webinar on Medicare Compliance

NEW YORK – Nov. 6, 2020 - Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, is pleased to announce that Nick D’Aquilla, vice president of Epiq Mass Tort, will be participating on a Strafford CLE live webinar panel discussion on Medicare issues in personal injury claim settlements.

The CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel settling personal injury claims while complying with the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA) Section 111 reporting requirements and satisfying Medicare Parts A and B liens with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The webinar is entitled “Medicare in Personal Injury Claim Settlements: Complying with Reporting Requirements and Satisfying Liens”.  It will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 1:00-2:30pm EST.

The panel includes litigation experts including John Cattie, Jr. of Cattie & Gonzalez and Bruce Cranner of Talley Anthony Hughes & Knight. Epiq expert Nick D’Aquilla will round out the panel, providing valuable insights for plaintiff’s counsel.  During the discussion, they will focus on the MSP Act and MMSEA Section 111 requirements while addressing the following key issues:

  1. Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) liability
    • Liability issues for plaintiff's counsel
    • Liability issues for defendant's counsel
    • Measures to corral the risk of noncompliance
  2. MMSEA Section 111 Reporting Process and Risk Overview
    • Reporting overview
    • Medicare queries
    • Settlement agreements and releases
    • Recent updates
“Strafford is providing the ideal platform to present the industry with valuable insights around what counsel should consider when dealing with Medicare in personal injury settlements,” said Nick D’Aquilla, vice president at Epiq. “It is critical to understand the MSP Act, along with MMSEA Section 111 requirements and to follow the proper procedures, to effectively minimize the risk of liability.”

Strafford is a leading continuing education provider offering CLE and CPE webinars presented by renowned professionals in the legal, corporate tax, accounting and tax return preparer professions. Founded in 1984, Strafford has a long-standing commitment to helping attorneys and business professionals get the information they need to stay on the cutting edge.

Click here to register and learn more about the webinar.

About Epiq
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at https://www.epiqglobal.com.

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Catherine Ostheimer
Epiq
+1 646 282 1800
costheimer@epiqglobal.com

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