Miyagi to Present on Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act at LSBA CLE


December 13, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Barrye Miyagi will be a guest presenter at the Louisiana State Bar Association "CLE Wrap Up," speaking on "Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Tools, Tips and Trends." The CLE will be held Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel in New Orleans.

The presentation is worth one hour of CLE credit. Multi-topic programming and attendance by the hour are offered so that everyone "wraps up" the CLE requirement by the Dec. 31st deadline. 

The CLE speakers include:

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. – (1 credit): "Daubert Motions: From Wonder Woman to Litigation Analytics"
    Hon. Carl J. Barbier • US District Court, Eastern District of LA • New Orleans
    Eva J. Dossier • Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford • New Orleans

     
  • 9:40-10:40 a.m. - (1 credit): "Preparing for Tough Corporate Depositions"
    Wayne J. Lee • Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann • New Orleans

     
  • 10:50 a.m.-11:50 p.m. - ( 1 credit; Ethics): "Ethics & Trust Accounting"
    Yolanda Cezar • Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board • Baton Rouge

     
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. – (1 credit): "Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act:  Tools, Tips and Trends"
    Barrye Panepinto Miyagi • Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips • Baton Rouge

     
  • 2:10-3:10 p.m. – (1 credit; Professionalism): "Professionalism"
    Barry H. Grodsky • Taggart Morton • New Orleans

     
  • 3:20-4:20 p.m. – (1 credit; Ethics): "Avoiding Ethics Issues and the Disciplinary System"
    Eric K. Barefield • Louisiana State Bar Association • New Orleans


Miyagi is a Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Fellow (CMSP-F), administered by the Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers (LASIE). The CMSP Fellow certification identifies professionals who work within the workers’ compensation and liability insurance (including self-insurance) industry and have demonstrated superior knowledge and skills in the field of Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance. Miyagi is the Team Leader of Taylor Porter’s Medicare Secondary Payer and MMSEA (Section 111) Compliance group, which  handles settlement and litigation issues related to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. Miyagi counsels businesses on the Medicare rules and regulations, including identifying and resolving Medicare’s interest in settlements and judgments, as well as complying with Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act. She has written Medicare corporate compliance programs for Fortune 500 Companies, drafted and successfully argued motions to ensure that parties comply with the Medicare regulations and served as the lead defense lawyer addressing Medicare compliance issues in large, multi-party asbestos, benzene and NORM-related matters. Miyagi is ranked by her peers in Best Lawyers in America® (2020) in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants. She is also AV-rated by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.


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