New Jersey No Longer Mandates WCMSA in WC Settlements

Katie A. Fox, MSCC VP Medicare Compliance – WC Alvena Ferreira, Senior Nurse Allocator Medicare Compliance is at the forefront of all parties in the resolution of a workers’ compensation claim. In 2005, Peter J. Calderone, Director/Chief Judge of Workers’...

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...