Medicare Secondary Payer, better known as MSP, took center stage in 2014 when it came to impacting the structured settlement industry. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), talk about the changes in CMS(Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) submissions, liability, educating clients and what we can expect in 2015.

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Just last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) withdrew their proposed rule for the consideration of future medicals in liability bodily injury settlements.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS) and guest,  Peter Foley, from the American Insurance Association, talk about this move by the CMS and what this means for the structured settlement industry and our clients.

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The Medicare Set-Aside Review Process dates all the way back way back to 1980, when The Medicare Secondary Payer Act was enacted. Fast forward to 2014, where the Insurance industry is still waiting for promised improvements.  Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen along with colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), take a look at CMS Medicare Set-Aside Review, the approval process and whether it is still relevant.

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How will the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking impact future medical costs in liability cases? Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleague, Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), and special guest, Peter Foley, from the American Insurance Association, to discuss future medicals in liability/no-fault settlements, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Medicare Second Payer Act and protecting Medicare’s interest.

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Ametros Financial has partnered with Ringler Medicare Solutions  to offer professional administration services to expand the Medicare Set Aside, Medical Cost Projection, and Life Care Planning services, with the main purpose being to control costs related to a settlement. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, and guest, Ken Paradis, co-founder of Ametros Financial,  to talk about MSA CareGuard, alleviating some of the anxiety for claimants and plaintiffs, dealing with  the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the importance of compliance for all the players involved in a structured settlement.

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Medicare and Medicaid compliance when it comes to legal settlement claims can be complicated. This is an area especially critical to claimants, attorneys and insurers and expertise is needed. In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins Tom Blackwell, Vice President and Program Director of Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. (RMS), as they take a look at RMS’ long-term development plan, how RMS can help with the administration of workers’ compensation claims, liability claims and in claim settlement strategies and the impact of the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act (SMART) on the structured settlement industry.

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Whether you are a member or just someone interested in structures, National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) is the voice of the industry. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen joins colleagues, Randy Dyer, the current President of NSSTA and John Machir, President‑elect of NSSTA, to talk about the bigger issues that are facing the structured settlement industry today and some of the leading items on their agenda for 2012..

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On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen is talking about Medicare Set Asides with colleague and co‑host, Lynn DeMauro Clark and guest, Attorney John “Jay” F. Kearns III from the firm Kearns & Kearns. They take a look at mass torts and the facts surrounding the US v. James J. Stricker case. In addition, Jay explores the Medicare Medicaid SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) and how it has created an uproar among insurers and personal injury lawyers and talks about Stricker’s overall significance to plaintiff attorneys.

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A Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) is the expected amount of money that Medicare would normally pay for medical and prescription drug expenses for a Workers’ Compensation or a third-party injury.  On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes colleague Cindy Chanley, to talk about Medicare set-asides and the need to become familiar with the Medicare process. Larry and Cindy chat about when Medicare set-asides come into play during the settlement process, how MSA’s are funded and the relationship between Medicare set-asides on the Medicare side, and the whole area of Medicaid.

The complexities of dealing with Medicare issues when resolving Workers’ Compensation and Liability Claims is a growing challenge for all parties involved in the claim resolution process. There’s help with that and more. In this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen looks at the newly formed subsidiary of Ringler, called Ringler Medicare Solutions, Inc. with President, David L. Hays. They explore the world of Medicare, workers compensation and liability claims, what lawyers and adjusters need to know and the advantages to the client.