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SCOTUS: US Airways v. McCutchen Overruled

On April 16, 2013 the Supreme Court of the United States released its holding in US Airways v. McCutchen overruling the 3rd Circuit’s decision. The 3rd Circuit’s decision was part of a recent line of ERISA lien / ERISA reimbursement / ERISA subrogation cases with results in both directions.  The following four cases are listed […]

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US Senate Passes SMART Act

The US Senate passed the SMART Act tonight, promising major changes to the Medicare lien resolution system. More to come.

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Federal Register: Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs)

The Friday, June 15, 2012 Federal Register included an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs).  That notice can be found by clicking the link: Federal Register: Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule – LMSAs. At Lien Resolution Services we recognize the overwhelming majority of our clients disagree that LMSAs can apply to […]

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New LRS Logo

As LRS continues to grow and set ourselves apart from our competitors with our excellent work product we decided we need to set ourselves apart in a more overt way as well.  We know our name is generic, but you can’t miss what we do.  Starting in June, you won’t be able to miss us […]

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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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Medicare Final Demands to Resume June 27

Medicare’s MSPRC contractor has announced the return of Final Demands on June 27, 2011.  This is fantastic news for all cases essentially stuck because of the Medicare Final Demand freeze. Per the MSPRC website: ALERT UPDATE: Review of the Rights and Responsibilities letter and the Demand Letters is complete Review of the Rights and Responsibilities […]

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What do you plan to do about Medicare Final Demands?

The MSPRC website remains silent as to when Final Demands will return.  Final Demands have not been issued since around May 5, 2011.  At LRS, we continue to monitor the situation and adjust our plans, but we want to know what you are doing to get Final Demands back…  

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