The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the federal Medicaid Act preempts a North Carolina third-party liability law authorizing the state to recoup as much as one-third of any medical malpractice jury award, regardless of how much of the award was designated for medical expenses by a judge or jury.
An attorney lien had statutory priority over a state’s lien for Medicaid reimbursement with respect to an award of workers’ compensation benefits, the Missouri Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether federal law prevents a state Medicaid program from taking one-third of an injured minor’s personal injury settlement pursuant to a presumption created by the state’s third-party liability law.
Does federal law prevent a state Medicaid program from taking one-third of an injured minor’s personal injury settlement pursuant to a presumption created by the state’s third-party liability law?
A criminal defendant could not introduce results from a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) lie detection test to prove the veracity of his denials of wrongdoing, the 6th Circuit has ruled.
Federal law did not preempt the state’s ability to recover from a husband’s estate what was once community property during his marriage to a Medicaid recipient, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled.
A charitable hospital could pursue payment by filing a lien against any future personal injury settlement obtained by three patients covered by Medicaid, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A married couple’s purchase of an annuity for the husband did not necessarily render the wife ineligible for Medicaid, the 10th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
Federal law generally preempts the provisions of a state law designed to prevent the abusive manipulation of special needs trusts to ensure Medicaid eligibility, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.