SMART Act Lien Resolution Hughey Law Firm Attorneys

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injuries

Hughey Law Firm personal injury attorneys lien resolution.  Nursing home abuse lawyer Nathan Hughey assist our clients in resolving liens related to claims you may have.  These include Medicaid Liens, Medicare Liens, and those associated with private insurers.  We negotiate the liens to get our clients as much as possible.  When the use of third party resolution groups is beneficial, we may engage them.  We also may handle liens in house.

The Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers (or SMART) Act is one of the many issues involved in resolving liens associated with personal injury claims.  The SMART act three year deadline for Medicare to assert claims went into affect July 10.  Now, the government cannot take action for recovery of conditional payments unless it is less than 3 years after the date of the receipt of notice of a settlement, judgment, award or other payment by CMS/DHHS.  This puts an end to one of the many complicated issues involved in lien resolution.