Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP Receives Placement on NCTA Board of Directors

Teague Campbell is honored to receive placement on the North Carolina Trucking Association’s (NCTA) Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 term.  Bill Bulfer, Partner in the firm’s Asheville office, will fulfill that commitment.  The NCTA Board of Directors seeks to contribute to the organization’s mission, vision and values, and offers expertise to ensure the health…

New Medicare Safe Harbor & Reporting Threshold for Workers’ Compensation Settlements

Under the SMART Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to set minimum Section 111 mandatory reporting thresholds for liability claims, as well as establish a “safe harbor” regarding conditional payment reimbursements.  For liability claims, this number was originally set as $300 as of September 6, 2011, then raised to $1000…

Medicare Alert: MSAs & Liability Settlements

According to a release issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) late Thursday, June 9, 2016, CMS is again considering expanding its voluntary Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (MSA) review process to include liability insurance settlements.  Per the official release, “CMS plans to work closely with the stakeholder community to identify how best to…