Daniel Hayes & Tracey Jones Present at NAMSAP Regional Meeting

Daniel Hayes

Daniel Hayes and Tracey Jones presented at the NAMSAP Regional Meeting held in Orlando on January 29, 2015.  Their panel discussion, “Protecting the Client,” covered best practices from both the plaintiff and defense perspectives for tackling Medicare Secondary Payer issues in liability and workers’ compensation claims. For information on Daniel and Tracey’s Medicare Set Aside…

Medicare and Liability Settlements: How to Spot Issues and Consider Medicare’s Interests

Daniel Hayes

Introduction When resolving a liability claim involving medical treatment, the parties are required by federal law, pursuant to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP), 42 U.S.C. 1395y(b)(2), to consider Medicare’s interests with regard to the settlement of the medical portion of the claim.  The intent of the MSP is to prevent settling parties from shifting…