Brian Bargender is an internal consultant with Humana, one of the country’s largest Medicare Advantage organizations. In recent years, he has helped to lead Humana’s efforts to clarify and enforce the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules that pertain to Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug plans. He is also responsible for monitoring trends that may impact subrogation and MSP recovery efforts, developing new cost avoidance and payment recovery projects and advising operational leaders regarding subrogation and MSP issues.
Brian has almost 20 years of experience in leading and improving health benefit subrogation and MSP operations. He is frequently invited to speak with liability, no-fault and workers’ compensation carriers to explain emerging MSP issues. He holds a Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional (CSRP) designation from the National Association of Subrogation Professionals and previously served as both a co-chair of NASP’s Wisconsin chapter. He frequently conducts presentations on MSP and health subrogation issues for both the injury payer and health payer audiences.