Tag Archives: Medicaid

Bowmaster Decides Difficult Medicaid Lien Issues

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a majority opinion yesterday, December 29, 2009, vacating the Superior Court’s Bowmaster holding and reinstating the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Centre County dated November 6, 2006.  E.D.B., v. Gerald Clair and Centre Community Hospital, No. 78 MAP 2008 (December 29, 2009), available at J-42-2009mo.pdf.  The Supreme … Continue Reading

Alert!: CMS Warns of Physician Scam

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has become aware of a scam where perpetrators are sending faxes to physician offices posing as the Medicare carrier or Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC).  The fax instructs physician staff to respond to a questionnaire to provide an account information update within 48 hours in order to prevent … Continue Reading