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  • Welcome and Housekeeping  (David Lipschutz, Moderator) 
  • The Election’s Potential Impact on Medicare (David Lipschutz) 
    • Affordable Care Act
    • Medicare Structural Changes
      • Including premium support/vouchers
  • New Nursing Home Requirements of Participation (Toby Edelman)
    • Overview of final rule
      • Positive changes
        • Prohibition against facilities’ use of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements and ensuing litigation
      • What’s missing
        • Including staffing requirements
  • Review: Home Health Benefit – Diminishing Access to Care (Kathy Holt) 
    • Overview of Benefit – In Law and In Practice
    • Recent Policy Changes
      • Recent final rule
      • Pre-claim review
  • Administration on Community Living Grant – For Medicare Beneficiaries Under age 65 (Kathy Holt)
  • Litigation Update   (Ali Bers)
    • Jimmo (Improvement standard)
    • Barrows (formerly Bagnall) (Observation)
    • Sherman (Lower level Medicare appeals)
    • Exley (formerly Lessler) (ALJ Delay Case)
    • Bremby (Per se skilled services)
    • Lodge (Medically necessary oral health care)
    • Ryan (Prior favorable homebound determination)
  • General Medicare Q&A (Moderator)
  • Wrap-up  (Moderator)
    • Keep informed: Myths and Truths, other information and updates on the Center’s Website
    • Next Call

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