Don't be a target: Additional Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance Update
Friday, October 20, 2017
The latest litigation continues a trend by Medicare Advantage
Plans (MAPs) to establish their rights of recovery.
Specifically, MAPs are now aggressively seeking the right to
recover double damages against Plaintiff attorneys, in addition to
their pursuit of primary plans, for failure to reimburse.
While primary plans have been the traditional target,
there have been several lawsuits against Plaintiff attorneys.
These lawsuits have involved United Healthcare, Aetna, and
Humana. Just recently, Humana filed two more actions, one in
Florida and one in Louisiana. In each case, Humana alleges
that it put the attorneys on notice and that its lien was
If you would like to schedule a meeting to discuss your Medicare
Secondary Payer compliance obligations, please call our office