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Book Bites Confused by Medicare Here’s a Helpful Overview

January 12, 2021

The Medicare program—and the related Social Security Disability Income/Retirement benefit (SSDI)—is one of the primary benefit programs available to those who are injured and disabled. Understanding the basics of this program is imperative to protecting the client’s eligibility for their benefits.

Medicare and SSDI benefits are an entitlement and are not income or asset sensitive. Clients who meet Social Security’s definition of disability and have paid enough quarters into the system can receive disability benefits regardless of their financial situation. For more information, read this excerpt from Synergy’s CEO, Jason D. Lazarus’ book ‘The Art of Settlement’.

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Unraveling the Conundrum of Conditional PaymentsThird Thursday Webinar

Join Synergy's Director of MSP Compliance, Rasa Fumagalli JD, MSCC, CMSP-F, for this month's Third Thursday webinar where she will discuss conditional payments and the recent enactment of the PAID Act legislation. A 15-minute question and answer session will follow the webinar presentation.

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