National speakers include Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, CMS’s John Albert and U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, MD
BALTIMORE, MD (September 7, 2017) — The National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) has announced the speakers and agenda for its 2017 Annual Conference, taking place September 27 through September 29 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.
The conference features an impressive line-up of nationally recognized speakers, including Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD, Assistant Surgeon General and Chief Pharmacy Officer, U.S. Public Health Service. U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, MD of Louisiana and Bradley Martin, PharmD, PhD, with the University of Arkansas and a regular contributor to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) research publications, will join her on the “War on Opioids – Where Are We Now?” panel. Additionally, John P. Albert, senior technical advisor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Division of Medicare Secondary Payer Operations, discusses Section 111 Reporting and MSP Compliance.
“We have excellent content and prominent speakers to cover the ever-changing landscape of MSP compliance and MSAs, making this the preeminent educational event for our industry,” said NAMSAP President Shawn Deane, JD, MEd, MSCC, CMSP, with ISO Claims Partners. Topics range from the latest on conditional payments, re-reviews, and non-submit programs to pending legislation and the impacts of the Trump administration and the new Workers' Compensation Review Contractor. Topic descriptions can be found at www.namsap.org/?page=2017AnnualAgenda.
A pre-conference session, slated for 9 a.m. to noon on September 27, updates attendees on legislation, regulations and significant case laws, the new Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Reference Guide, and use of the RED BOOK pricing methodology.
The National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) is the only non-profit association exclusively addressing the issues and challenges of the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute and its impact on workers’ compensation and liability settlements. Through the voluntary efforts of our members, NAMSAP is a forum for the exchange of ideas and is a leading resource for information and news in this constantly evolving area of practice. The collective knowledge of our members and NAMSAP’s resources will provide attorneys, nurses, settlement planners, claims professionals, and others with the ingredients essential to their success.
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Media Contact: Angie Coleman, NAMSAP, 630-617-5047, angie@NAMSAP.org