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Anti-Subrogation: When Health Insurance has no Lien Right

Subrogation rights can be limited by state law. In fact, eight states are considered “Anti-Subrogation” states with one more effectively anti-subrogation. Those states are: Arizona  Connecticut  Kansas  Missouri  New Jersey ...

Medicare Suggests LMSAs and NFMSAs are on the Horizon. Again.

Medicare via HHS/CMS has once again put us on notice that Medicare Set-Asides may expand to liability and no-fault scenarios with LMSAs and NFMSAs. It recently released a Notice of...

Medicare Set-Aside Basics

Medicare Set-Asides (or “MSAs”) are a construct created because the Medicare Secondary Payer Act makes it illegal for Medicare to pay for case-related treatment. Of course, this is limited to circumstances...

MASSIVE’s Ryan Weiner Presenting at the RISE Medicare Secondary Payer Master Class February 25, 2022

Ryan Weiner, COO of MASSIVE and long-time authority on liability, no-fault, and workers’ compensation conditional payments, will be speaking at The 7th Annual RISE Medicare Secondary Payer Master Class on February 25 at 9:00 a.m....

How Many Files Can Medicare Open for One Lawsuit?

Most lien holders have one file for all of an individual plaintiff’s settlements. Medicare can have multiple for each of an individual plaintiff’s settlements.   Medicare’s process has its roots...

Medicare’s Agents: CMS, BCRC, and CRC

For Medicare Liens, the agency is represented by one branch of the government and two contractors. Those actors are: CMS – the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS is...

2022 AAJ Winter Convention

The 2022 AAJ Winter Convention is just around the corner on February 13-15 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Springs California.   As the exclusive...

2022 Medicare Recovery Thresholds

CMS has announced Medicare lien minimum recovery thresholds for 2022 settlements. Those thresholds are unchanged for the sixth straight year. These minimum settlement amount recovery thresholds essentially create a safe...

Ryan Weiner, COO of MASSIVE to present at MAJ Virtual Lunch and Learn “Liens After No-Fault Reform” January 26, 2022

Michigan’s No-Fault/PIP structure remains unique to the other 49 states’ structures. We live in a state where one automobile accident can lead to three lawsuits for one individual (PIP, BI,...

Oklahoma Plaintiff’s Medicare Lien Fully Waived by MASSIVE

MASSIVE ensured an Oklahoma Plaintiff was able to take home her full net settlement despite a Medicare lien that was more than ten times the settlement amount.   The plaintiff...

MSAs and Reversionary Interests

Workers Compensation attorneys know the biggest trend in MSAs has little to do with the MSA itself. That trend, of course, is the reversionary interest that says unused funds will...

MASSIVE’s Ryan Weiner Speaking at the MSA Roundtable during KTLA’s Workers Compensation Section

Ryan Weiner, COO of MASSIVE, will be presenting at the Medicare Set-Asides Roundtable on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. (CST).    Key content to be discussed at the Medicare Set-Asides Roundtable includes:  The Do’s and Don'ts of MSAs...

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