United States Sues to Recoup Conditional Payments; Asserts that It Does Not Have to Reduce Its Lien for Attorneys’ Fees
Heather Schwartz Sanderson
A new decision by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, entitled United States v. Angino, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30499 (February 26, 2019), which involves the United States filing a lawsuit to recover conditional payments from the plaintiff attorney, Medicare beneficiary, and “primary plan” caught our attention. The lawsuit reignites the debate on whether the parties may take advantage of reducing the conditional payment by attorneys’ fees, now ...
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