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Court repudiates AG’s method of setting lien on settlements (access required)

The state’s share of a personal injury settlement with expenses paid by Medicaid must be based on evidence of those medical expenses and not on a commonly used one-third allocation, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. The decision in a North Carolina case could change how the Virginia attorney general’s office determines the ...