We tried to shine some light on some of the misunderstandings related to Liability Medicare Set-Asides by discussing several recent court cases including Schexnayder v. Scottsdale Insurance Co., Big R Towing v. Benoit and Smith v. Marine Terminals of Ark.
Oviedo, FL (PRWEB) September 07, 2011
Medivest recently participated in the educational program at the 66th annual Florida Workers' Compensation Institute (FWCI) Conference held in Orlando, Florida at the Orlando World Marriot Center on August 21- 24, 2011. With over 8,000 attendees this year, this is the largest conference of its kind in the U.S.
Douglas L. Shaw, C.P.A. Chief Operating Officer of Medivest, was a presenter on a panel on along with two other industry experts; Roy Franco, principal, Franco Signor, LLC and Rafael Gonzalez, CEO, The Centers. The panel discussed the new and unknown frontier of the use of Liability Medicare Set-Asides to comply with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act in the area of liability claims. The presentation was part of entire day, sponsored by The Medicare and Medicaid Institute, a non-profit educational organization, on Medicare Secondary Payer Act compliance.
Since 1996, Medivest is a leading national provider of Medicare Secondary Payer compliance services to the insurance settlement community. Medivest maintains corporate offices in Oviedo, Florida and Santa Barbara, California. They provide a full range of services including Medicare lien investigations, Medicare set-aside allocation reports and professional administration services. Their clients include insurance carriers, third party administrators, self-Insured employers, attorneys, and structured settlement brokers nationwide.