Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The Metropolitan Club

3 MCLE Credits

More than 200 attendees heard an overview of the bill’s construction and passage, a summary of the progress to-date, analyses of the ongoing and impending challenges and recommended changes for their professional practice.

The Road to Passage of the new Act: Political, employer, medical & practitioner perspectives

Arnold Rubin
Law Offices of Arnold G. Rubin
Representative John Bradley
Chief Illinois House Sponsor of the Bill
Robert Johnson
Managing Counsel, Workers’ Compensation Practice Group,
McDonald’s Corp.
Dr. Preston Wolin, M.D.

Where Are We Now? The Chairman assesses the Act’s impact to-date and the panel debates the AMA Standards of Impairment

Richard Aleksy
Corti Aleksy & Castaneda
Michael Doerries
Wiedner & McAuliffe
Donn LaHaie
Goldberg Weisman Cairo
Mitchell Weisz
Chairman, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission

What Lies Ahead? Understanding fee schedule changes and provider network options

Ron Rascia
General Counsel, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission
Glen Boyle
Fee Schedule Manager to the IWCC
Dr. Jesse Butler, M.D.
William Lowry
Nyhan Bambrick Kinzie & Lowry

Recommendations for Changing Your Practice: Arbitrators offer essential advice and the panel discusses utilization review

Arbitrator Jacqueline Ann Kinnaman
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (Suburban)
Arbitrator Milton Black
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (Chicago)
Gerald Cooper
Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary
Arbitrator Stephen Mathis
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (Downstate)


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