I am frequently asked what the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) obligations are when a settlement occurs and the claimant/plaintiff alleges that he/she does not have a social security number (SSN) and/or is not a legal resident or citizen of the United States. Let's examine the various scenarios and how to handle each one.
Claimant is in the U.S. illegally and does not have an SSN-
Undocumented workers do not pay into the Social Security and Medicare system and therefore cannot receive ...
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