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Medicare Secondary Payer Liability Set-Asides: Has the Time Finally Come?

September 2017
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The time to make set-aside accounts a component of liability settlements is quietly drawing near. Earlier this year Medicare issued a written notification instructing its Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) – the entities that act as Medicare’s agents to process providers’ claims for services – how to process claims and payments in cases where a set-aside arrangement has been created in Liability and No- Fault Insurance cases. That instructional MAC Guidance, which appears on the CMS Online Manual website, takes effect on October 1, 2017.

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