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Minor Members and Third Party Settlements

On November 27, 2023
Does a self-funded ERISA plan have a right of recovery from a minor’s third-party liability claim? The answer is yes. However, there are various factors that can influence the Plan’s recovery in these circumstances. Federal courts across the country have recently considered a few challenges to a health plan’s right of recovery and clarified an ERISA plan’s right of recovery through reimbursement. What is abundantly clear is good plan language is vital to a health plan’s recovery.