Benjamin M. Basista

Benjamin M. Basista: Attorney with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.


Profile & Honors

Benjamin M. Basista is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and Chair of the Medicare Compliance Group, in which he concentrates his practice.

Mr. Basista focuses his practice on addressing Medicare Secondary Payer issues that arise in the resolution of workers’ compensation, general liability, and FELA claims. He is retained as National Medicare Counsel and Advisory Medicare Counsel to a number of insurance carriers, third-party administrators, self-insured entities, and trade organizations. He is also retained nationwide as a Medicare Set-Aside provider and Section 111 Medicare Mandatory Insurer Reporting agent.

Mr. Basista is a frequent lecturer on the topic of Medicare compliance to insurance carriers, self-insured businesses, law firms, and professional organizations.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Basista served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul F. Lutty in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County and worked in the Pittsburgh office of the National Labor Relations Board. Additionally, he was in private practice with another law firm in Pittsburgh focusing on Medicare compliance issues.


•March of Dimes

Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

•Pennsylvania Bar Institute Annual Medicare Compliance lecturer
•“Current Issues in Nursing Home Litigation” (Co-Presenter), Elder Law Webcast, Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE, 12/2/2011
•“17th Annual Auto Law Update” (Co-Presenter), General Law Webcast, Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE, 11/18/2010
•“Medicare Secondary Payer Statute in Liability and Workers’ Comp Claims” (Presenter), Workers’ Compensation Webcast, Pennsylvania Bar Institute MCLE, 2/9/2010
•Conducts training sessions for claims staff and counsel across the country for insurance carriers and self-insured entities


11/29/2018 Articles

Federal Court Finds Carrier is not Liable for Double Damages Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act

7/25/2018 Articles

Pennsylvania Develops New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Workers’ Compensation

7/12/2017 Articles

CMS Green-Lights Approved MSA Re-Review

5/10/2017 Articles

2017’s Medicare Conditional Payment Trilogy? CIGA v. CMS


12/1/2014 Newsletters

Medicare Compliance: Referral Form

Press Releases

7/6/2016 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Opens Its 15th Office - Entering West Coast

1/1/2016 Press Releases

Nine New Shareholders Announced for 2016

3/30/2015 Press Releases

Benjamin Basista Elected Leader of Medicare Set-Aside Organization

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Medicare Compliance
  • Workers' Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-392-5493  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
University Attended:
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Secondary Education, 2000
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; 2003, Pennsylvania; United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

•Allegheny County Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals, Inc. (NAMSAP) (two-term Board of Directors and former Chair of Legislative Committee)
•National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
•Pennsylvania Bar Association

Community Involvement
•March of Dimes


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