Greg Gitter is the President of Gitter & Associates, Inc. a national organization based in San Diego, CA that specializes in the valuation, negotiation and resolution of high-exposure Workers’ Compensation claims in a variety of state and federal jurisdictions. Greg’s expertise and strategies have successfully saved carriers and self-insured employers tens of millions of dollars in claim costs and exposure.
Greg shares his expertise in Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance as an instructor with CMSP and has authored a chapter in the Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance Guide published by Lexis Nexis annually. He is an active member of the National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) serving on both the Membership and Educational Committees.
Greg frequently presents around the country on various topics including the need and importance of resolution of high-exposure cases, MSP compliance and various Medicare related topics. In 2008, Lexis Nexis named him one of their Notable People in Workers’ Compensation.
Part I (Identification) and Part II (Valuation) of this series provided insight into identifying and correctly valuing the appropriate cases to approach for settlement. In Part III, we will turn an eye toward successful negotiation and resolution. Negotiation Beyond the financial aspect of the negotiation are underlying factors that are not always obvious. The most important aspect to understand is that […]
(Part I of this series focused on how to identify high-exposure claims and on the factors that drive cost and duration. Part II focuses on approaches to establish the value of a case, to determine if it is a good candidate to settle.) Three numbers are critical in the valuation and determination of whether a […]
In nearly every workers' compensation program, cases that are referred to as “legacy files,” “dog files” and a myriad of other names (some of which are not appropriate for print) represent high-exposure claims that drive costs. Identifying and resolving these cases early can reduce exposure and overall costs. The first part of this three-part series will look at […]