liens

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part III

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part III

It's important to audit Medicare's asserted right to reimbursement. They won't do it for you, and if the Program gets paid for unrelated treatment, that money's going to come straight out of your pocket.

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part II

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part II

Medicare's great until you forget to pay them out of your settlement recovery. Read on to learn how to not do that!

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part I

The Great and (Simultaneously) Terrible Medicare, Part I

Medicare is great, but it can turn into a real bear when the time comes to disburse your settlement proceeds. It's super important that you know this stuff before it comes back to bite you; read on!

When Liens Fail: Assignments of Benefits and Their Effect

When Liens Fail: Assignments of Benefits and Their Effect

At least on its face, N.C.G.S. § 44-49 leaves some medical providers with their derrières to the wind. Does that mean they're out of luck? Ha! Nope!

§44-49 Liens: Because Your Doctor's Student Loans Aren't Gonna Pay Themselves

§44-49 Liens: Because Your Doctor's Student Loans Aren't Gonna Pay Themselves

What happens after the doctor refuses to bill your health insurance? Can they really make a claim for some of your personal injury money?

Cui Bono? Reasons and Ramifications For When the Hospital Refuses to Bill Your Health Insurance

Cui Bono? Reasons and Ramifications For When the Hospital Refuses to Bill Your Health Insurance

What happens when the hospital refuses to bill your health insurance carrier for your treatment? Why does this happen, who benefits, and most importantly, is it legal?

Hooah (Again): VA Liens and Subrogation

Hooah (Again): VA Liens and Subrogation

So you're a veteran, and you got hurt in an accident? Chances are that you treated at a VA facility, and if that's the case, VA probably has an interest in your recovery. Read now and save yourself some trouble down the road!

It Ends! Medicaid, Part IV

It Ends! Medicaid, Part IV

When the Presumptive Approach fails, what options are you left with? Until recently, you might find yourself up the creek. But now, North Carolina law gives you a great way to make sure that Medicaid doesn't get money that was meant for you!