Payors, Plans and Managed Care Law Institute

13 October 2008 Boston, MA Past Event

Location

The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel
Boston, MA

Agenda

October 13, 2008 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Foley Partner Mark Waxman and Senior Counsel Robert Slavkin spoke at the American Health Lawyers Association's Payors, Plans and Managed Care Law Institute, October 13 - 14, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Mr. Slavkin spoke on October 13, 2008 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. His session was titled "Fundamentals of Medicare Part D/Medicare Advantage." Topics that will be covered include:

  • Brief structure of the Part D and Medicare Advantage Programs and how they fit into the Medicare universeBreakdown of the Medicare Advantage Program
  • Statutory and regulatory initiatives, and their impact on the programsDifference between Medicare Advantage and Parts A, B and D

Mr. Waxman spoke on October 13, 2008 from 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. with Steven M. Ziegler, Esq. and again on October 14, 2008 from 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Their session was titled "Arbitration and Dispute Resolutions - Payor and Provider Perspectives." Topics that will be covered include:

  • The arbitration/litigation decisions - key issues in the decisionIf it is arbitration, then:

    • The arbitration clause - what needs to be covered, and what is its reach?
    • What about class action?
    • Discovery, who needs it, or how much is enough?
    • Do they have to follow the law?
    • How about an appeal process?
    • Can this be confidential?

Payors, Plans and Managed Care Law Institute

Location

The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel
Boston, MA

Agenda

October 13, 2008 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.