|Mid-Summer Seminar - Tentative Schedule of Events|
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, JUNE 8th
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Dinner on your own.
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (7:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. - Break)
No CE Credit
Attendees will learn specifics of recent updates to California’s Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician and Non-physician services. Attendees will receive updated information about the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule, specifically as the DWC has begun to apply new ground rules for use of ML 103 & 104 complexity factors.
FRIDAY, JUNE 9th
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
0.5 CE Hour
President, Cranford Scott, MD and Director of Government Relations, Steve Cattolica present their perspectives on the State of the Society, recent and pending legislation and the industry in general.
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
1.5 CE Hour
Moderator Nachman Brautbar, MD, WCJ (ret) Ray Correio, Esq.
Through use of case studies, and court findings, Dr. Brautbar and Judge Correio will present the details and critical nuances of proper assessment and reporting of apportionment of disability.
1.5 CE Hour
Nachman Brautbar, MD, WCJ (ret) Ray Correio, Esq.
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1.5 CE Hour
Steve Cattolica and Carl Brakensiek, JD, MBA report on legislative and regulatory issues relevant to attendees role and responsibility within California’s workers’ compensation system.
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Break in Exhibit Hall
2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
3 CE Hours
(3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Break in Exhibit Hall)
SPECIALTY-SPECIFIC BREAKOUT SESSIONS - APPLICATIONS OF APPORTIONMENT
Panelists present case studies that require use of the critical evaluation skills presented during the morning sessions about apportionment and accurate reporting of disability. In addition to the didactic presentation, utilizing small group analysis of relevant case studies, breakout session attendees will discuss, develop and present findings of apportionment and disability to the larger group.
SATURDAY, JUNE 10th
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
INTRODUCTION followed by WOMEN IN WORK COMP - FORUM DISCUSSION
Maureen Miner, MD, Linda Cocchiarella , MD
Panelists present medical, social and workplace issues facing women in the workplace. They connect those issues to long standing, systemic unfairness that often result in women injured on the job receiving inappropriately lower benefits than their male counterparts with similar injuries and illnesses.
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Break in the Exhibit Hall
1.5 CE Hours
Douglas Benner, MD, Robert Raasp, Esq.
Dr. Benner leads a panel of legal and manged care experts in a discussion aimed at providing the audience with new tools and techniques meant to help overcome the growing administrative and procedural burdens and barriers to providing health care to California’s injured workers in the age of “evidence based” medicine.
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
0.75 CE Hour
Dimitri Gurovich, Esq, - Gurovich, Berk and Associates, Laureen Pedroza, Esq - California Dept of Insurance
AWARDS PRESENTATION by Robert Larsen, MD
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
1 CE Hours
WCJ (ret) Pam Foust, Esq., WCJ Linda Atcherley
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32nd Annual Mid-Summer Seminar, Squaw Valley, CA
6/9/2017 » 6/10/2017
Mid-Summer Seminar 2017 - EXHIBITOR and SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES