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Medicare - Why Should You Care?

Date: Wednesday, October 30th 2013
Time: 3-5pm
Location: World Trade Center Mezzanine Room, Building 2, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit

The MBA presents a two-hour program on Medicare and the Medicare Recovery Act. The attorney panelists will address a myriad of issues from the perspective of both plaintiffs counsel and defense counsel. 

Any lawyer encountering Medicare issues - whether frequently or occasionally - should attend this program. Topics will include:

  • What is Medicare and how does it affect my clients?
  • What is the SMART Act?
  • What is the process for addressing Medicare concerns?
  • How do you "protect Medicare's interest" when a case resolves?

Our speakers are Kelly Giampa, Hart Wagner LLP, Tom D'Amore, D'Amore Law Group and Lynetta St. Clair, Hart Wagner LLP. Kelly's practice focuses on medical malpractice and long-term care defense.  Tom served as 2010-11 President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA). His practice focuses on representing plaintiffs in personal injury actions. Both Kelly and Tom try cases involving Medicare issues on a regular basis. Lynetta's practice focuses on advising insurance and corporate clients regarding Medicare compliance issues.

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