CMS Updates MSP Compliance for Liability Claims

Dear Clients and Friends of Franco Signor LLC: On September 30, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made several important announcements that impact liability settlements involving Medicare beneficiaries.   Please read the following carefully...

Medicare Secondary Payer Private Cause of Action – What’s the deal?

The Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) was passed in response to a dramatic increase in Medicare expenditures. See Baptist Mem’l Hosp. v. Pan Am. Life Ins. Co., 45 F.3d 992, 997 (6th Cir. 1995). “In the MSP statute Congress made Medicare coverage secondary to any...