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Janice Skiljo Haris, RN
 


Education
University of California at San Francisco, CA, M.S. in Occupational Health Administration, 1982-1984
California State University, Sacramento, CA, B.S.N., 1979
Pennsylvania State University, College Park, PA, Biology Major, 1973-1975
Saint Vincent’s School of Nursing, Erie, PA, Registered Nurse Program, 1971


Employment
MEDLink, CEO, Management Services for Forensic Physicians, San Francisco, CA, since 1992
Certified Nurse Life Care Planner, MEDLink LCP Division, San Francisco, CA, since 2004
Certified MSA Consultant (MSCC), MEDLink MSA Division, San Francisco, CA, since 2005
Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Consultant (CMSP), MEDLink MSA Division, since 2012
MEDLink CCS Seminars, President, QME Seminars for Physicians, San Francisco, CA, since 2002
MEDLink Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Physician Trainer, San Francisco, CA, since1992
Disability Reporters, Operations Branch Manager & VP of Marketing, Oakland, CA, 1988-1992
Center for Rehabilitation Occupational Health, Marketing Director, San Francisco, CA, 1986-1988
Mullen & Filippi, Paralegal, San Jose, CA, 1985
Avantek, Occupational Health & Workers’ Compensation Coordinator, Santa Clara, CA, 1984
Stanford University Medical Center, Staff Nurse IV, Relief Charge Nurse, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and Heart Lung Transplantation ICU, Stanford, CA, 1975-1988
Shenango Valley Medical Center, Charge Nurse, CCU/Medical ICU, Farrell, PA, 1973-1975
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Staff Nurse, CCU, Pittsburgh, PA, 1971-1973


Certifications
Registered Nurse, California License #254081, since 1975
Public Health Nurse Certificate, State of California, since 1979
Certified Nurse Life Care Planner, since 04/2004
Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified (MSCC), since 09/2005


Professional Appointments
Certified Nurse Life Care Planners CNLCP® Certification Board, Director & Treasurer since 2009
Association Workers’ Compensation Professionals (AWCP), Sacramento, CA, Board Member,
2012-2014, and AWCP Education Committee Member since 2012
North Bay Workers’ Comp Association, Santa Rosa, CA, Education Committee Member since 2010
MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars Coordinator, providing QME CE programs, since 2002
San Francisco Industrial Claims Association, San Francisco, CA, 1990-2007
- Executive Board & Executive Committee 1995-2007, Moderator, Annual Seminar 2007
- Education Committee Chair, 1990-1995, President 1998
Executive Board, Santa Clara Occupational Health Nurse Association, Santa Clara, CA, 1984-1988
CPR Instructor for Stanford University Medical Center and Nursing Staff, 1980-1984
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification and Trainer, 1979-1984


Professional Organizations
American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP®)
National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP®)
University of California at San Francisco, Nursing Alumni Association
California Applicant Attorneys’ Association CAAA, Associate Member
Industrial Claims Associations (NBWCA, SFICA, SBICA, VICA, AWCP, PIWC)
National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP®)
University of California at San Francisco, Nursing Alumni Association


Presentations (Partial List)
Lecturer “Let’s Play Ball, A Second Swing at the MSA & WCMSA Strategies With Update” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to Contra Costa County Schools Insurance Group, Pleasant Hill. CA, 05/24/2018
Lecturer “Let’s Play Ball, A Second Swing at the MSA & WCMSA Strategies With Update” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to Contra Costa County Risk Management, Martinez. CA, 05/22/2018
Lecturer “Let’s Play Ball, A Second Swing at the MSA & WCMSA Strategies With Update” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to Redwood Empire Schools Insurance Group, Santa Rosa, CA, 05/15/2018
Lecturer “Let’s Play Ball, A Second Swing at the MSA & WCMSA Strategies With Update” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to North Bay Schools Insurance Association, Fairfield, CA, 05/10/2018
Lecturer “A Second Bite of the MSA Apple and WCMSA Updates” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to North Bay Self Insured Workers’ Comp Managers Meeting, Fairfield, CA, 01/31/2018
Lecturer “A Second Bite of the MSA Apple and WCMSA Updates” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to Santa Clara County Work Comp Attorneys Association, San Jose, CA, 01/18/2018
Lecturer “A Second Bite of the MSA Apple and WCMSA Updates” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to Professionals in Work Comp (PIWC), Fresno, CA, 10/10/2017
Lecturer “Honey I’m Home, Home Health Care Settlement Strategies Post SB863” on panel with Jeffrey D’Andre, Esq. to MacroPro & Friends seminar, Pleasant Hill CA, 09/20/2017
Lecturer “A Second Bite of the MSA Apple and WCMSA Updates” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to Markel FirstComp Insurance, Henderson, NV, 08/30/2017
Lecturer “Settlement Strategies with MSAs” on panel with Bruce Albert, Esq. to Sedgwick adjusters, Long Beach CA, 6/18/17
Lecturer “Nuts and Bolts of MSAs” to California Applicant Attorney’s Association East Bay Chapter on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to CAAA East Bay Chapter, Oakland, CA, 5/16/17
Lecturer “Medicare Secondary Payer MSP Update & Settlement Addenda with MSAs” on panel with Leni Perin, Esq. to PCEA, Monterey, CA, 5/11/17
Faculty “Settlement Addenda plus MSA Addenda” on legal panel with Bert Arnold, Esq. to California Applicants’ Attorneys Association at Summer Convention, San Francisco, CA, 06/24/2017
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “AME/QME Reporting, It’s Detective Work: Sherlock Holmes Vs Dr. Watson,” San Francisco, CA, 03/24/2017
Faculty “Home Health Care Settlement Strategies Post SB863” on panel with Jeffrey D’Andre, Esq. to Diablo Valley Claims Association lunch seminar, Walnut Creek, CA, 03/16/2017
Faculty “Medicare Set-Asides & Answers” on legal panel with Alan Gurvey, Esq. to California Applicants’ Attorneys Association at Winter Convention, San Diego, CA, 01/26/2017
Lecturer “Settlement Strategies With WCMSAs, HHC Post SB863 & Non-Medicare Covered Services” on panel to Monterey Bay Work Comp Attorneys Association MBWCAA, Salinas, CA, 10/19/2016
Lecturer “Settlement Strategies With WCMSAs, HHC Post SB863 & Non-Medicare Covered Services” on panel to North Bay Schools insurance Authority NBSIA, Fairfield, CA, 10/18/2016
Lecturer “Settlement Strategies With WCMSAs, HHC Post SB863 & Non-Medicare Covered Services” on panel to Valley Industrial Claims Association VICA, Marriott Rancho Cordova, CA, 06/14/2016
Faculty “Home Health Care Post SB863” on panel to CA Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys Association Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, 5/20/2016
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “The Late Nite Show for QMES & AMES,” Oakland, CA, 04/16/2016
Lecturer, “Settlement Strategies With MSAs & Home Health Care Post SB863” Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association, Walnut Creek, CA, 02/18/2016
Lecturer “Home Health Care Post SB863” CAAA Santa Clara Chapter, San Jose, CA, 05/13/2015
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “The New Star Trek Enterprise: QMEs/Ames To Boldly Go Where None Have Gone Before,” San Francisco, CA, 03/27/2015
Lecturer “Settlement Strategies with MSAs” Stockwell Harris Law, San Francisco, CA, 03/13/2015
Lecturer “Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) Update” RESIG/Northern Claims, Santa Rosa, CA, 03/03/2015
Faculty “Settlement Strategies With WCMSAs” on panel to Association of Workers’ Comp Professionals mini-conference, Rancho Cordova, CA, 01/30/2015
Faculty “Home Health Care Panel Post SB863,” Association of Workers’ Comp Professionals Annual Conference, Rancho Cordova, CA, 10/31/2014
Faculty “MSP Update & Settlement Strategies With WCMSAs Post SB863” on panel to Association of Workers’ Comp Professionals mini-conference, Rancho Cordova, CA, 8/08/2014
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “The Psych/Neuropsych QME Report post SB863,” San Francisco, CA, 06/20/2014
Faculty “Home Health Care Post SB863” on panel to CA Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 5/30/2014
Faculty “The Challenge of Home Health Care Liens Post SB863” to AWCP. Roseville, CA 03/19/2014
Faculty, “Nursing Scope Of Practice In Life Care Planning; Evidence Based Tools in NCLP Process for Home Health Care,” American Association Of Life Care Planners Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 11/08/13
Lecturer, “Home Health Care Liens Post SB863,” DVICA, Walnut Creek, CA, 06/26/13
Lecturer, “Claims Medical Management,” to VICA, Folsom, CA, Sacramento, CA, 05/16/13
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “The Game Changer SB863 - Let's Play Ball,” San Francisco, CA, 04/26/2013
Faculty, “Medicare Secondary Payer Update,” to RESIG, REMIF, NCM, Windsor, CA, March 21, 2013
Moderator, “Compensable Consequences: Psych, Neuropsych, Sleep, Sex Under SB863,” VICA, 02/12/13
Faculty, “When Did We Become Doctors? How do we manage difficult medical cases to achieve positive treatment outcomes?” AWCP Conference, Sacramento, CA, 10/19/12
Lecturer, “Home Health Care & SB863,” Santa Clara County WC Attorney Asso, San Jose, CA, 10/18/12
Faculty, “Home Health Care Lien & SB863,”PARMA CalPRIMA, Sacramento, CA, 10/10/12
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “QME Jeopardy 2012,” San Francisco, CA, 04/27/2012
Faculty, “MSP Update w/MSAs, LCPs, FMCP,” DVICA, CA, 01/19/12
Faculty, “MSP Update w/MSAs, LCPs, FMCP,” RESIG, REMIF, NCM, Sonoma County, CA, 08/2011
Faculty, “Settlement Strategies with MSAs and LCPs,” NBWCA, Rohnert Park, CA, 03/2011
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars, “A QME Seminar; “I Second That AME Emotion," San Francisco, CA, 03/25/2011
Faculty, “Settlement Strategies with Future Medical and Medicare Set-Asides” to AWCP Settlements Conference, Sacramento, CA, 10/15/2010
Faculty, “Settlement Strategies with LCPs and MSAs, “SFICA, 05/2010
Faculty, “Settlement Strategies with Future Medical Care, LCPs and MSAs”, SFICA, CA, 05/2010
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “A Fractured Shakespearean Tale: A QME Psyche Seminar,” San Francisco, CA, 02/26/2010
Moderator, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “Back To The Future: Almaraz/Guzman Part II,” Daly City, CA, 12/18/2009
Faculty, “The Cross Roads: Medicare Mandatory Insurance Reporting” to Northern CA Joint Power Authority Risk Managers, Monterey Plaza Hotel, CA, May 2009
Moderator, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “Almaraz-Guzman Part I - Permanent Disability Analogy Method,” San Francisco, CA, 03/2009
Moderator and Faculty, MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “Meeting Substantial Evidence Requirements in QME/AME Reporting,” San Francisco, CA, 01/30/2009
Faculty, “The Cross Roads: Medicare Mandatory Insurance Reporting” to CCCSIG Joint Power Authority Risk Managers and Workers’ Compensation Self-Insured Carriers, Concord, CA, 01/2008
Faculty, “Medicare Set-Asides are like a box of chocolates…you’ll never know what you get,”
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Rancho Cordova, CA and Oakland, CA, 02/2008
UnionBanc Insurance Services, Pleasanton, CA, 02/2008
Faculty, “Life Care Plans & Medicare Set-Asides: The Devil’s in the Details,” Santa Clara County Bar Association, San Jose, CA, 02/2008
Moderator and Faculty, “Navigating Settlements with LCPs and MSAs through Structures & Settlements,” AT&T Legal Department, San Ramon, CA, 02/2008
Moderator and Faculty, “Medicare Set-Asides: “The Devil’s In The Details,” South Bay Industrial Claims Association (SBICA), 01/2008
MEDLink Current Comp Seminars “Fine Tuning the AME Report”, San Francisco, CA, 04/2007
Moderator, “SB899 Legislative Legal Update” Cable Car Classic, SFICA Annual Conference, 04/2007
Moderator and Faculty, “Medicare Set-Asides & Settlements Panel,” Tri-Bay Industrial Claims Association, 1st Annual Conference, 06/2006
Faculty, “Medicare Set-Asides, Should You Be Concerned?,” Diablo Valley ICA Lecture, 05/2006
Faculty, “WCMSA Considerations & Strategies in Preparation for CMS Submission”
- Schools Insurance Authority, Sacramento, CA, 03/2006
- State Compensation Insurance Fund, Fairfield, CA, 01/2006
- Northern Claims Management, Santa Rosa, CA, 01/2006
- Karasoff & Associates, San Francisco, CA, 01/2006
Faculty, “Medicare Set-Asides & Settlements Panel,” Northern California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association, 12/2005
MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “The Road to AME Stardom,” San Francisco, CA, April 2005
Faculty, Dr.’s Medical Records/Discovery Wish List Santa Clara County Workers’ Comp Department, July 2004
Faculty, Workers’ Comp Reform SB899 Seminar for AMEs/QMEs, San Francisco, CA, June 2004
Faculty, “The Agony and The Ecstasy,” San Francisco ICA Lunch Lecture, May 2004
MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “QME/AME Report Writing,” 2003
MEDLink Current Compensation Seminars “ABCs for QMEs,” 2002
Annual QME Accreditation Seminar, San Francisco Industrial Claims Association, 1996-2001
Faculty, "Medical Management of Claims," (SFICA) Annual Seminar, 1992-1998
Faculty, "Criteria Evaluating Toxic Exposure," California Trial Atty’s Association, Los Angeles, CA,1988
Faculty, "Ethics in Cardiac Transplantation," Nursing Grand Rounds, Stanford Medical Center, CA, 1983
Moderator, Cardiac Transplantation, Stanford Medical Center Nursing Grand Rounds, 1983


Publications/Papers (Partial List)
Krzysztof Izdebski, Ph.D., E. David Manace, M.D., and Janice Skiljo Haris, RN, MS. “The Challenge of Determining Work Related Voice-Speech Disabilities in California.” Occupational Voice - Care and Cure. The Hague, The Netherlands: Kugler, 2000. 146-154.



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