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Lien Res Success Story – Synergy’s Post Final Demand Medicare Service reduces repayment by 93% for savings of $27,811.84

This is a case wherein the Medicare beneficiary was injured when he slipped and fell at an event in Palm Beach.  The elderly plaintiff sustained modest injuries with medical damages less than $10,000.00.  The plaintiff hired counsel who made a successful claim against the responsible parties.  However, when plaintiff’s counsel attempted to resolve Medicare’s claim for repayment of conditional payments he was confronted with a repayment demand of $29,797.85.    The elderly plaintiff had pre-existing injuries and Medicare was including treatment for these unrelated items in their repayment demand.  The plaintiff’s attorney attempted to work this out with MSPRC (Medicare’s recovery contractor) but was unsuccessful, despite verbal confirmation from MSPRC that their demand would be corrected and reduced.  Plaintiff’s counsel then attempted to have this matter resolved by appealing the Final Demand, but he was again unsuccessful.  At this point Synergy Lien Resolution Services was brought in to assist.   Synergy filed a second level appeal with Maximus Federal Services, and in less than ninety (90) days the demand amount was reduced.  The final result was a reduction of the repayment demand by 93% and a savings of $27,811.84 for the injured plaintiff.


"Coincidentally, on the day of a recent Synergy Seminar on Medicare & ERISA lien resolution I received a letter on an ERISA lien. This letter followed much back and forth between myself and the recovery vendor for BCBS. Despite my efforts they were adamant there would be no (zero)(zilch)(nada) reduction and provided case law to support their position. I tried Synergy’s Lien Resolution Services since I had just heard their Director of Lien Resolution speak. Synergy got them to reduce their claim by a third in less than ten (10) days. The result was quick and the fee very reasonable. If you have a tough ERISA lien and your typical efforts don’t work, give Synergy a try."

Michael S. Smith, Esq.
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC

"Synergy Lien Resolution Services was extremely knowledgeable and effective in assisting to reduce our client's insurance lien. They were a pleasure to work with, extremely professional, and went above and beyond the scope of our expectations. Many times, throughout our case, they worked after business hours to accommodate our needs. The end result was a huge savings for our client and we hope to utilize the Synergy again in the near future."

Joni Hautamaki
Didier Law Firm

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