Reaching settlement is not the end of the story for claimants who are awarded a Medicare Set-Aside (MSA). It is the introduction to an often-complicated maze of regulations and requirements by CMS. From paying medical provider bills to reporting annually, many claimants are not prepared for the task.
“Claimants frequently have to deal with CMS post-settlement, and this is an area where they’re unfamiliar, they’re unsophisticated, and they can be ensnared by Medicare,” said Robert Sagrillo, president and chief legal officer of NuQuest, a multidisciplinary Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance organization. “With a professional on their side, they can have the wisdom and the experience of that professional to help guide them through that communication.”
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