Join us tomorrow as we partner with Ametros & WILG to learn* about solutions in claims resolution, MSP compliance, and professional administration. *CLE Credit available in selected states. Topics will include: • New Requirements in Medicare Consent to Release Forms: Beginning on April 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will require…

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Is navigating Medicare a headache for your law firm? We can help. Please join MASSIVE for “Medicare: Formulating Disputes and Finalizing Liens” webinar to help you navigate this complex process from start to finish.  Our expert panel will provide you with useful information to successfully negotiate and resolve liens through Medicare. If you are looking…

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lien resolution basics

Only a few seats left! Our expert attorneys will cover what you need to know to resolve your clients’ healthcare liens and speed disbursements. You don’t want to miss the valuable information we will be sharing regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurance and ERISA liens. We hope you will join us!   Lien Basics 101 Free…

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MASSIVE is now offering a brand-new educational series called ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ covering all aspects of lien resolution! Our expert attorneys will cover what you need to know to resolve your clients’ healthcare liens and speed disbursements. You don’t want to miss the valuable information we will be sharing regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurance and ERISA…

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California Applicant Attorneys Can Petition for Reimbursement for Costs Associated with Medicare Set-Asides (MSA). Specific language regarding reimbursement of an Medicare Set-Asides is found under Petition of Costs in Section 10545 (formerly section 10451.3): (a) Petition for costs is a petition seeking reimbursement of an expense or payment for service not allowable as a lien…

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pip

Michigan’s new No-Fault PIP law creates a choice for all Michigan drivers. Any auto insurance policy effective after July 1, 2020 (new or renewed) allows drivers a choice of six coverage levels – each with a different lien resolution impact: $0 / Allowable Expenses Exclusion – This opt-out of PIP requires all household members to…

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Typically, Medicare liens are automatically “placed” on the personal injury case of a person whose treatment is paid by Medicare. Medicare’s agents, the BCRC, CRC, and CMS have a right to recover funds which would not have been paid without the negligent act which harmed the plaintiff-beneficiary.  If you are the Medicare beneficiary and plaintiff…

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medicare to pay for acupuncture

CMS announced a coverage determination that will allow Medicare to pay for acupuncture that treats chronic low back pain. This new coverage is highly consequential in the legal industry as the stated purpose is to expand options that reduce opioid use. Opioids just so happen to be a major expense in Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs). Health…

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CMS has maintained Medicare lien minimum recovery thresholds for the fourth straight year. These minimum settlement amount recovery thresholds essentially create a safe harbor for the smallest of settlements (except if those settlements are exposure-based injuries). You can find that CMS alert here. Here are some highlights: Plaintiffs need not report settlements less than $750;…

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