Medicare Gets Aug. 25 Deadline To Finalize Lien Settlement For Meningitis Outbreak

(August 17, 2016, 12:13 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — The Massachusetts federal judge overseeing the $200 million fungal meningitis outbreak settlement on Aug. 16 told the parties that she wants a contentious Medicare lien agreement finalized by Aug. 25, a source told Mealey Publications (In Re: New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2419, No. 13-md-2419, D. Mass.).

The source said Judge Rya Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts told the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that she wants the agency...
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