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Empowering Plans: P182 – Navigating Post-Settlement Fund Pursuits

On February 15, 2024
Attorneys Andrew Silverio and Cindy Merrell discuss a newly decided case which provides a roadmap for pursuing settlement funds after disbursement. Who has the burden of proof when the funds have been dissipated? What is lowest intermediate balance rule?

Welcome to the Subrogation Sphere

On February 9, 2024
Las Vegas does not have the only sphere that can provide an extraordinary experience for its participants. Let me introduce you to the subrogation sphere where participants may first appear to have conflicting interests but can become allies. When a health plan member is injured because of a third-party action it sets into motion a dance involving many players, potentially including the plan participant, at-fault party, medical providers, stop loss carrier, and the health plan. Each player is trying to determine which player is the proper payor of the plan participant’s medical expenses.

The Phia Group and Healthcare Recovery Solutions (HRS) Join Forces to Empower Healthcare Payers in Recovering Lost Dollars from PFAS, PFOA and PFOS Payouts

On June 29, 2023
The Phia Group, a distinguished leader in healthcare cost containment, and Healthcare Recovery Solutions (HRS), a prominent healthcare mass tort subrogation expert, announce their most recent and pressing initiative. In response to an environmental crisis in the US, our team is launching a robust initiative to provide unparalleled recovery solutions for healthcare payer clients. Through the integration of our unique and exclusive capabilities, including patented, state-of-the-art mass tort data analytics and subrogation recovery specialists, we will offer an extraordinary opportunity for clients to identify and recover medical costs associated with toxic chemicals known as PFAS, PFOA and PFOS.

Love is in the (Health)Care!

On February 15, 2023
Roses are red, violets are blue, and The Phia Group has some hot tips for you. Whether you sponsor, administer, or service self-funded health plans, The Phia Group’s free webinar will thrill and amaze you. The Phia Group’s team presented a variety of important issues, best practices, and case studies. From disputes with providers, to subrogation, to regulatory updates, and beyond… this webinar is better than a box of chocolates. Don’t wait to unwrap your gift!

Empowering Plans: P143 - Is Wrongful Death the Death of a Subrogation Claim?

On September 2, 2022
In this installment of the Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Chris Aguiar and Cindy Merrell discuss the murky waters of wrongful death and healthcare subrogation claims.

Stop Loss and Subrogation | The Phia Group

On July 8, 2022
In this episode of the Empowering Plans podcast, attorneys Chris Aguiar and Cindy Merrell discuss potential obligations of health plans to their stop-loss carriers in the event of a recovery through subrogation.

Empowering Plans: P125 – The Night Before an Emergency Room Visit

On December 22, 2021
This podcast discusses the basics of recovering subrogation dollars. Learn about identifying subrogation opportunities through an entertaining story.

Empowering Plans: P124 – Healthcare Subrogation and Plan Document Requests

On December 10, 2021
This podcast talks about what a health plan should do in the event of a pesky U.S.C. 1024(b)(4) records request. Listen to learn more details.

Empowering Plans: P118 – You Can’t Always Get What You Want

On September 17, 2021
Our experts discuss what happens when limited settlement funds force Plans to consider a reduction. Learn more in this podcast by The Phia Group.

"Dude, Where's My Subro?" - Integrating Subrogation - Sought by Employers & Loved by Administrators

On May 15, 2014
As plan sponsors and administrators examine their benefit plans in light of recent legal upheaval, now is our chance to implement important cost containment mechanisms.