As structured settlement advisors we spend most of our time solving problems for our clients and our clients’ clients. Dealing with Medicare and future medical set aside issues is an area where clients regularly turn to us for help because the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been almost silent as it pertains to Liability cases. This often presents a major complication in settling personal injury claims because many lawyers do not know what to do and want to rely on guidelines to rely on a case by case basis.
One thing we have learned over the years is that the best way to solve a problem is to start out by figuring out if you really have a problem at all. Sometimes things only look problematic but really turn out to be quite straightforward – after a little bit of inquiry or diligence. We do not recommend doing “nothing” but sometimes doing nothing is the correct answer. [Read more…]