What is a Medicare Set-Aside?

October 27, 2020

For many years, personal injury cases have been resolved without consideration of Medicare’s secondary payer status even though since 1980 all forms of liability insurance have been primary to Medicare. At settlement, by judgment or through an …

The Unregulated New Frontier of Medicare Set-Asides

September 29, 2020

Excerpt from The Art of Settlement

Consider this scenario: you represent a current Medicare beneficiary in a third-party liability case. As part of the workup of the case, you determine the client will need future medical care …

Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs): Insurance Policy for All

March 12, 2020

B. Josh Pettingill

This article highlights why a Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) should be viewed by all settlement parties as an insurance policy – nothing more, nothing less. Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance is not a scare tactic, nor