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Medical Treatment Liens: When You Can't Afford the Treatment You Need

Medical treatment is very expensive; often prohibitively so. If you need treatment now, but can't afford it, then you may have options.

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part V - Medicare Part C Advantage Plans

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part V - Medicare Part C Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage Plans look like private insurance, but they act a lot like regular Medicare when reimbursement gets involved.

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part IV

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part IV

What happens when Medicare has a right of reimbursement that competes with other types of liens? Well, let's say that most of the time, it isn't pretty for the other guys.

Back for More! §44-49 Liens, Part II

Back for More! §44-49 Liens, Part II

At this point, we've got a good background on §44-49 liens. But in order to learn what they look like in the real world, we'll need to get into some detail. Read on!

Hooah! TRICARE Liens and Subrogation Rights

Hooah! TRICARE Liens and Subrogation Rights

Like a lot of health insurance providers, TRICARE is a fantastic resource right up to the moment it sticks its hand in your wallet. Keep reading to find out how to minimize the program's right to claim your settlement money!

Still Going... Medicaid, Part III

Still Going... Medicaid, Part III

We know that Medicaid's subrogation interest is capped.  But how do you finalize what the lien amount is, and what happens when Medicaid's interest conflicts with the lien interests of other providers?

It Continues! Medicaid, Part II

It Continues! Medicaid, Part II

Yes, you have to tell Medicaid about your settlement.  Bummer, I know.  But does Medicaid have to put you on notice of its own subrogation rights?  Answers within! 

Spoiler alert, though.  It doesn't.  Double-bummer.

It Begins! Medicaid, Part I

It Begins! Medicaid, Part I

Medicaid is great, most of the time.  But when it comes time to collect your settlement check, you may be surprised to find that Medicaid can become a major burden.  This is the first in a series of articles speaking to what Medicaid is, what its subrogation interest is, and how you can mitigate the damage.