Q: Should an AT FAULT Insurance company request my social security-# to pay bodily injury claim?
A: Yes. It is typical for an at-fault insurance company to request a claimant's social security number. The reason being is the insurer has an obligation, under federal law, to determine whether the injured claimant was enrolled in Medicare. If so, and if Medicare paid any of the medical bills arising out of the bodily injury claim, Medicare, via the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), may have a lien for reimbursement which will need to be paid as part of the settlement.
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