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WASHINGTON–Legislation to clarify the rules concerning Medicare system rights for recovering monies paid for claims that should have been covered by workers’ compensation was introduced in the House today.

Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, the Medicare program has significant powers when it seeks to recover money for injuries that the government feels should have been covered by workers’ compensation, including the so-called “super lien” which can be used to recover payments from the employer, the insurer, and the attorneys involved, among others.

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