2nd Annual Conference on Managed Care Litigation (American Conference Institute)

May 22, 2012
01:30 PM - 02:45 PM

Morgan Lewis partner Jeremy Blumenfeld will present "Defending Against Class Action Lawsuits in an era of Increased Litigiousness: Medical Necessity, Beneficiaries and Privacy" at the American Conference Institute's 2nd Annual Conference on Managed Care Litigation.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Developing strategies to combat the recent explosion of medical necessity determination class action suits
  • Preventing far-reaching relief, including monetary damages and injunctions that could negatively impact the way managed care organizations conduct their business
  • Asserting defenses that can be used across multiple jurisdictions and plan types
  • Managing member suits seeking unlimited coverage
  • Preparing now for the anticipated spike in class action suits that will stem from the Affordable Insurance Exchange provisions of 2014
  • Minimizing exposure in benefit claims by asserting a preemption defense
  • Scrutinizing the new claims by and against new ACOs
  • Analyzing the impact of the Dukes and Concepcion cases in the payor-provider and payor-beneficiary context
  • Determining when to settle a claim versus when to continue the litigation
  • Handling patient-class concerns about the accuracy, candor, and completeness of business practice disclosures
  • Protecting private health information of your members to avoid increasing privacy class actions
  • Reviewing existing and proposed state health information privacy laws in varying contexts to prepare for potential litigation stemming from a privacy violation

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
1:30-2:45 pm ET

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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