Monthly Archives: April 2011

1 04, 2011

Medicare Gets Reimbursed Even With Wrongful Death Claim if Plaintiff Claimed Medical Bills In Suit

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A very interesting decision regarding medicare reimbursement rights came down that will affect how people can litigate their cases and how they must determine medicare reimbursement rights. It addressed the big issue of whether medicare is entitled to reimbursement when plaintiff makes a claim for wrongful death. The court held that medicare can seek reimbursement in a wrongful death case when plaintiff sought medical bills.