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Preparing for the ERISA Lien Battle

February 11, 2021 Teresa Kenyon, Esq. The dreaded ERISA lien. The vendors representing ERISA self-funded health plans’ interests certainly want you to believe that it must be reimbursed in full. They will cite the US Airways v McCutchen case, tell you that they are not subject to equitable doctrines, and, therefore, do not have to…

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Handling Medical Liens in a Post-Montanile World, Tackle Head On

Teresa S. Kenyon A fleeting memory of Montanile may have plaintiff attorneys encouraging injured parties to quickly spend their settlement funds thereby avoiding the lien asserted by their health plan. This would be a false narrative that could prove to be costly. No doubt about it, ERISA self-funded plan rights are often unyielding. But overall,…

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