In America, plaintiffs in tort settlements receive more benefits, including Medicare benefits, than plaintiffs in worker's compensation cases. A properly established Medicare set-aside trust can guarantee that a disabled worker's Medicare benefits will be available after a worker's compensation settlement. This article discusses the theory behind a Medicare set-aside trust and tips for properly using it.
Haines, Susan G. and Campbell, John J.
"Protecting the Disabled Individual Through the Use of a Medicare Set-Aside Trust,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
4, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol1/iss4/10