Archive | April 2012

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Liability MSA (LMSA) Cases Cited by the MSA Industry

Many of those involved in the MSA industry (including CMS officials) point to “LMSAs” being approved by Federal District Courts. These cases are circulated on listservs and message boards as reminders that LMSAs may be necessary in certain cases. These cases all carry one extra piece of information worth noting: the underlying injuries were the […]

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MSPRC to Introduce Web Portal in Summer 2012

The MSPRC has announced it will release a web portal for conditional payments much like that used for Workers’ Compensation MSAs.  From the MSPRC release: Coming Soon – The Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal A new online Self-Service Tool to help manage your Medicare recovery case. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is […]

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The Congressional Failure to Understand Medicare

Congressman Dennis Ross (Republican – Lakeland, Fl) spoke to the National Association of Medicare Set Aside Professionals (“NAMSAP”) convention on Friday, March 30, 2012.  Congressman Ross’s topics were Medicare liens and Medicare Set-Asides. Note: I started this post as a recap of Congressman Ross’ talk with NAMSAP – but it turned into an 1111 word rant […]

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