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How to Achieve Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance
Posted on 29 Sep 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Take Control of Your Insurance Settlements With A Brand New Resource From LexisNexis! There are many people who don’t understand that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (“CMS”) approval process of a Medicare set... Read More

11th Circuit Court of Appeals Gives CMS Something to Think About
Posted on 8 Oct 2010 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq. After six months passed since oral arguments were made before the court, the opinion in Bradley v. Sebelius was finally published on September 29, 2010, reversing the decision of the district court consistent with years... Read More

U.S. v. Stricker: Government Loses Big Time After Federal Judge Grants Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Based on Statute of Limitations
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by Jennifer Jordan

On September 30, 2010, the Stricker opinion was released by the Alabama District Court. The opinion validated all of the rumors as to the case being dismissed due to statute of limitations issues. As suspected, the case was dismissed on the fact that... Read More

Potential Pitfalls Involving Medicare Set-Asides, Special Needs Trusts
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL LLC Now that those involved in personal injury settlements, whether workers' compensation or liability insurance based, have finally come to understand the Medicare Secondary Payer Act ("MSP"... Read More

Medicare Secondary Payer Comes of Age: An Industry Insider’s View
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq. 2011 stands to be a pivotal year for Medicare Secondary Payer because after significant delays in the implementation of the Medicare, Medicaid & SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (“MMSEA”), the Centers for Medicare... Read More

3rd Circuit: Humana Can Sue GSK For Reimbursement For Avandia-Related Expenses
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by Tom Moylan

PHILADELPHIA - (Mealey's) Medicare Advantage provider Humana Medical Plan Inc. is allowed under Medicare law to seek reimbursement from GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) for the costs of treating insurance customers who were injured by GSK's Avandia diabetes... Read More