HB 2649 and SB 1514: Congress’ Renewed Attempt to Streamline the Workers Compensation and Medicare Set Aside Settlement Process

US House Bill 2649 and US Senate Bill 1514 were filed on June 4, 2015 by US Representative Reichert and US Senator Portman to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions. Co-sponsored by … Read moreHB 2649 and SB 1514: Congress’ Renewed Attempt to Streamline the Workers Compensation and Medicare Set Aside Settlement Process

With Republicans in Control of Congress, Is New MSP Legislation Coming?

Now that the 2014 mid-term elections are over and the much anticipated Republican takeover of the US Senate has in fact taken place, will there be a significant impact on the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) community? Will claimants/plaintiffs, employers/carriers, corporate defendants/insurers, self-insureds/third party administrators see new legislation introduced in the House or Senate proposing to … Read moreWith Republicans in Control of Congress, Is New MSP Legislation Coming?

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