Heather Schwartz Sanderson, Esq., MSCC, CHPE, CLMP, CMSP
Heather is Chief Legal Officer for Franco Signor LLC, the nation's compliance authority for Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) matters. She has lectured on MSP compliance to the workers’ compensation and liability insurance communities at conferences, associations, and individual offices nationwide. She is a regularly published author on court decisions and legislative reforms involving Medicare Set-Asides, conditional payments, and Mandatory Insurer Reporting issues. Understanding that compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act can be at times complex and frustrating for those that handle claims with Medicare beneficiaries, Heather’s goal is to speak and write with the primary goal being simple and understandable solutions to compliance.
Heather can be reached at Heather.Sanderson@francosignor.com
Franco Signor's Blog can be found at: http://www.francosignor.com/msp-blog/
Just recently, the United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) submitted an Amicus Curiae Brief in the Eleventh Circuit in the MSP Recovery Claims, LLC v. Ace American Insurance Company, et ... Read More
The Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) industry (workers’ compensation, liability, and no-fault insurance) has been curious as to what to anticipate now that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ... Read More
A recent decision out of Rhode Island demonstrates a common dilemma wherein a Non-Group Health Plan (workers’ compensation, liability, or no-fault insurance carrier or self-insured) Responsible ... Read More
lawsuit filed in in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas by the U.S. alleges that the plaintiff attorney in a personal injury action (Carrigan & Anderson, PLLC and ... Read More
In a decision out of the Eleventh Circuit, MSPA Claims v. Kingsway Amigo, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 4554 (February 13, 2020), Plaintiff MSPA Claims (aka MSP Recovery LLC) was able to persuade the Court that the ... Read More
As of January 31, 2020, CMS updated its NGHP User Guide to version 5.8 to include the 2020 MSP Recovery Thresholds. The updated NGHP User Guide Version 5.8 can be found here.
As we had blogged on in ... Read More
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) developments will take center-stage in 2020 and drastically impact workers’ compensation, no-fault, and general liability insurance plans/carriers.
With 2020 being an ... Read More