Those injured in an accident have experienced emotional, physical and financial hardships. You’ve fought hard to earn them every cent they deserve in a settlement only to discover a private healthcare or hospital lien. Reducing or resolving these liens is essential to getting that much-needed settlement money to your client. Medivest’s healthcare lien resolution services can help.
What Are Private Healthcare or Hospital Liens?
Private healthcare or hospital liens are legal claims made by a health insurer or medical treatment facility to recover the costs of injury-related care when the injured person later receives a settlement.
For example, an individual who suffered injuries in a car accident may get a future settlement from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. In this case, their private health insurer may want repayment for the medical bills covered for the injury. Similarly, the hospital that treated the injured person wants to recover any unpaid bills. These companies file a legal claim against the settlement proceeds. Recipients must satisfy these liens from their settlement funds, reducing their overall payout.
Each state has different requirements for lien procedures, and state laws govern the hospital lien process and enforceability.
How We Help
Medivest’s team of lien resolution specialists works to lower or eliminate the payment burdens your clients face for their previous injury-related care. As part of our process, trust Medivest to:
- Gather all demands for repayment.
- Manage all lien resolution negotiations and communications.
- Investigate and verify lien type and relevance.
- Make a notification to private insurers when necessary.
- Identify and assess opportunities to lower payment obligations.
- Determine areas where compromise is possible.
- Negotiate and accept offers, if desired and authorized to do so on your behalf.
Benefits of Working With Medivest
Partner with Medivest for benefits like:
- Experience: Our team draws from over 25 years of experience in negotiation for our healthcare and private hospital lien resolution program. We’re also the industry’s oldest in the business for professional account administration.
- Protection: Medivest helps you uncover, reduce and resolve eligible liens before they become unpleasant surprises. Our services limit your potential liability for future payment demands and help prevent subrogation companies from hassling your clients.
- Expertise: We have one of the most highly qualified teams in the industry. Our professionals include healthcare and legal specialists, compliance experts, experienced trust administrators and more.
- Solutions: Medivest provides innovative solutions across the case continuum, from pre- to post-settlement. We’re the country’s only provider that handles all aspects of Workers’ Compensation and liability settlement services.
- Efficiency: We centralize the lien resolution process to simplify workflows and reporting. Our services may also qualify as case-related expenses, so you can manage your budget and time more effectively.