Join us for our next live webinar -- November 7, 2019
Sorry, registration for this webinar is closed. Access to recordings of all 5 webinars in our recent series for health insurance providers will be available for purchase soon. Watch email and our social media for announcements about that as well as future live webinars.
Litigation, Mediation, Arbitration, and Negotiation
Date: November 7, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Eastern time
Location: Online (GoToWebinar)
Cost: APBA Members: $15.00
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The non-refundable fee includes 1.5 Type 2 BACB CEUs for participants who sign up for them, are present for the entire session, and complete a brief quiz.
Access to a recording of the webinar will be made available to all registrants who register with GoToWebinar per instructions that will be sent prior to the webinar, and recordings will be made available for purchase after all the live webinars in this series are completed. Please note, however, that CEUs will be available only to those who participate in the live webinar.
Registration deadline: November 1, 2019 - midnight Eastern time
Description: In the final session of this 5-part series for health insurance providers, we will discuss what happens when issues are not resolved, whether it’s a dispute over your provider contract, an audit/recoupment/fraud issue, or an appeal that is denied. We will tell you where to find information about legal avenues available to you and discuss in general terms when you should consider availing yourself of those options and your obligations before you are able to do so. We will also touch on issues such as exhausting your internal appeal remedies, proper notice, timing/statutes of limitation, and issues to consider when weighing if and how to proceed against a health insurance funder.
Jodi Bouer, founder of Bouer Law, LLC, has worked as an insurance coverage litigator for top New Jersey law firms and insurers. She is a tireless advocate for the autism, mental health, and special needs communities, working with providers, advocacy and parent associations, legislators, departments of insurance, and families throughout the country. Jodi has represented families and providers in disputes with insurance companies, including issues related to appeals, authorizations, claims, audits, recoupments, and fraud, successfully litigating and settling cases involving state and federal law. She has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year by Autism Speaks.
Kim Mack Rosenberg is a Bouer Law, LLC partner who formerly litigated at one of the top Big Law firms where her practice focused on insurance litigation and products liability. Like Jodi, Kim has represented families and providers in disputes with insurance companies and provided clients with ongoing practice advice. She has headed non-profits focused on children and adults with special needs and frequently speaks on issues related to autism spectrum disorder. She is the author of The Parent’s Autism Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to Screenings, Treatments, Services, and Organizations (2014).
Michele Silcox is founder of ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services and MKS Consulting, a Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist, and co-author of Revenue Cycle Management – ABA Therapy. Michele has worked closely with Bouer Law, LLC to provide in-depth risk assessments for ABA providers to support compliance and profitability in their practice. With scrutiny and regulation of ABA services increasing, providers need to know when they are at risk for non-compliance and how to avoid fraudulent activity. Michele’s goal is to help providers find that peace of mind.
Gina Green, BCBA-D and CEO of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, will serve as BACB CE instructor and moderator for the webinar.
Note: The August 28 session was the first and foundational webinar in a 5-part series by these presenters. Others are scheduled from 6:00 to 7:30 pm Eastern time as follows:
- Billing, coding, and documentation to safeguard for audit - September 11, 2019
- Audits, recoupments, and fraud allegations - September 24, 2019
- Appeals: Use of the law, contract language, and documentation - October 17, 2019
- Litigation, mediation, arbitration, and negotiation - November 7, 2019
You must register for each webinar. Watch this page, email, and our social media for announcements about the opening of registration.