Attempted Class Action Filing Serves as Reminder of Importance in Diligence to Medicare Conditional Payment Obligations
Heather Schwartz Sanderson
An attempted class action pursuant to the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) private cause of action for double damages filed in a North Carolina District Court by a Medicare beneficiary against a workers’ compensation plan/carrier serves as a reminder of the importance of diligence to Medicare conditional payment obligations. Failure to pay careful attention and remain responsive to attempted recoveries by CMS for conditional payments which would otherwise be the responsibility of the ...
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