Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Peter Early take on the topic of litigation when it comes to nursing home residents. Hear expert litigation manager, Christine Kehoe, at Hamlin & Burton Liability Management, discuss Medicare and Medicaid regulations, arbitration agreements and nursing home contracts. You’ll learn how new regulations will impact the nursing home/long-term care industry.

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With the recent Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, regarding the Affordable Care Act, how will the ACA impact structured settlements?  Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Mike Zea with special guest, Jordan Bossler, Director with the AIG Structured Settlement Department, as we simplify this sometimes complex topic to consider what types of cases may be effected and what it means for Medicare and Medicaid.

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The Medicare Set-Aside Review Process dates all the way back way back to 1980, when The Medicare Secondary Payer Act was enacted. Fast forward to 2014, where the Insurance industry is still waiting for promised improvements.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), take a look at CMS Medicare Set-Aside Review, the approval process and whether it is still relevant.

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When is a Medicare Set Aside a good choice in a liability case?  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleagues, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), and Peter Early, talk about the complexities of liability cases where Medicare is involved and recent developments involving Medicare Set Asides as a settlement tool.

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Have you heard about the new continuing education initiative from Ringler? Ringler and CEU Institute  have teamed up to provide courses for CE (continuing education) and CLE (continuing legal education).  In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen and co-hosts, Duke Wolpert  and Gayle Christen talk with special guest, Jill Benner, Executive Director of the CEU Institute, about these programs available to you on a wide range of topics including Negotiations, Ethics,  Navigating Medicare Interests, Workers’ Compensation and Structured Settlements, Liability Cases and Structured Settlements, with others in development.

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How will the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking impact future medical costs in liability cases? Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), and special guest, Peter Foley, from the American Insurance Association, to discuss future medicals in liability/no-fault settlements, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Medicare Second Payer Act and protecting Medicare’s interest.

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Cindy Chanley, CSSC, long-time Ringler Associate serving Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana and a member of the Board at Ringler, talks about working in the structured settlement business for 30 years, with a focus on helping injured people solve complex problems. Hear about a compelling case and lessons learned by this professional structured settlement consultant.

Cindy Chanley, CSSC, long-time Ringler Associate serving Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana and a member of the Board at Ringler, talks about what makes Ringler the leader in the structured settlement industry. Hear Cindy talk about what makes Ringler different. Cindy was recently honored with the Chairman’s Award at the Ringler Annual Meeting in California.

A Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) is the expected amount of money that Medicare would normally pay for medical and prescription drug expenses for a Workers’ Compensation or a third-party injury.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, to talk about Medicare set-asides and the need to become familiar with the Medicare process. Larry and Cindy chat about when Medicare set-asides come into play during the settlement process, how MSA’s are funded and the relationship between Medicare set-asides on the Medicare side, and the whole area of Medicaid.