Liability Settlement Solutions
The jury is still out on the extent to which parties in liability settlements must consider Medicare’s interests in future medical costs. There are questions about whether CMS can seek reimbursement for injury-related medical care from the settling parties or deny payment for this care after a liability settlement. For a better understanding and practical guidance on Medicare Secondary Payer considerations in future medicals, please review Tower’s White Paper, Navigating Through the Fog: Medicare, Future Medicals & Liability Settlements.
Tower’s compliance experts are available to consult on a case to alleviate the uncertainty and risks surrounding the future medicals and Medicare in liability settlements. We will analyze your claim, recommend the best approach and implement the most effective settlement solution. Potential solutions include:
- Social Security Disability Verification/Medicare Entitlement Search
- MSP Compliance Opinion Letter*
- Liability Medicare Set-Aside (LMSA) Report
- Medical Cost Projection (Includes non-Medicare covered services)
- Life Care Plan
- Medicare Conditional Payment Resolution
*An MSP Compliance Opinion letter is prepared by Tower’s Chief Compliance Officer and provides an opinion as to whether it is appropriate to include an MSA in the settlement of a liability case.