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Can Individuals and Hospitals Sue Wrongdoers Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act?


Posted on September 17, 2019 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

In a recent Sixth Circuit decision,[1] the Court concluded that an individual Medicare beneficiary, who had successfully sued a tortfeasor for personal injuries he suffered, did not have the right to bring a cause of action under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (“MSPA”).[2] In effect, the Court concluded that the MSPA did not provide rights... READ MORE

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A Horse for a Different Course: Fourth Circuit Declines to Apply 60-Day Rule to Medicare Secondary Payer Act


Posted on June 18, 2018 in False Claims Act Defense

Published by: Hall Render

Most health care providers caring for federal health care program beneficiaries are familiar with the False Claims Act[1] (“FCA”) and its qui tam provision,[2] which grants private citizens the right to sue health care providers on behalf of the federal government. The seemingly routine 6+ figure FCA settlements garner much-deserved attention. After all, providers... READ MORE

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