Monthly Archives January 2018

HOW TO NEGOTIATE MEDI-CAL AND MEDICARE LIENS

INTRODUCTION You have battled the insurance company and won, but alas you are not done. Before any money can leave your client’s trust account, you have to negotiate the liens. A “lien” is an insurance carrier, a medical provider, or a former attorney’s legal right to repayment. A lien holder’s right to be repaid attaches to the client’s recovery from a settlement or verdict. Liens can present a daunting trap for the inexperienced. There are all sorts of liens out
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