Friday, March 20, 2009

MMSEA and Defendants Obtaining Information

Posted by Matthew Garretson and Elizabeth Vish Schad

How will be defendant obtain the info required by the MMSEA? Under MMSEA, will all defendants (even uninsured) have the duty to determine if plaintiff is entitled to Medicare benefits?

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The requirements of MMSEA are explained in our article, Act II: Reporting Obligations for Settling Insurers where Medicare is a Secondary Payer: The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007.