Medicare Set-Asides/Social Security Disability
If you suffered a job-related injury that left you permanently disabled and unable to return to any type of work, you will likely have a Social Security Disability (SSD) claim in addition to your workers’ compensation claim. If you are already receiving SSD benefits or your application is pending, it is wise to retain a lawyer experienced in the overlap of workers’ comp, SSD and Medicare Set-Aside agreements.
At the Connecticut law firm of D’Agosto & Howe, LLC, our Connecticut attorneys for Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are here to guide you through the legal complexities in a smooth, efficient manner. Our goal is to make sure you end up with the maximum amount of money possible for your work injury and subsequent disability.
What Are Medicare Set-Aside Agreements?
If your workers’ compensation case will be settled for a certain amount of money, the insurance company will typically require that an MSA be incorporated into the settlement agreement. In essence, an MSA designates a specific portion of the settlement to be set aside in a trust and used only for medical treatment related to your injury.
By helping clients create MSAs, D’Agosto & Howe, LLC, also helps them protect their future eligibility for Medicare benefits. We are experienced in offsets, which are reductions in SSD benefits for those who are also receiving workers’ comp benefits or have received a settlement. We understand the right actions to take during the settlement process to limit such reductions and help our clients preserve as much as possible.
Learn More From A Bridgeport Social Security Disability Attorney
To discover how we can help you get the benefits you need, call our Shelton office at 203-538-9026 or toll free at 800-749-8616, or send us an email today to schedule a free initial consultation. We respond to all phone messages and emails no later than one business day.