MSP Court Decision Sends Warnings Signals to Primary Payers

Ninth Circuit: Guaranty Fund Is Not Deemed a Primary Plan as Related to Non-Covered Claims; States No Obligation to Reimburse Medicare Conditional Payments on Subset of Claims

Last week, the Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals issued an important decision involving the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the California Insurance Guaranty Fund (CIGA) in Cal. Ins. Guarantee Ass’n v. Azar, Nos. 17-56526, 17-56528,...