Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of September 1, 2019
Section 41.014 - Interest On Damages Subject To Medicare Subrogation (a) Subject to this section, postjudgment interest does not accrue on the unpaid balance of an award of damages to a plaintiff attributable to any portion of the award to which the United States has a subrogation right under 42 U.S.C. Section 1395y(b)(2)(B) before the defendant receives a recovery demand letter issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or a designated contractor under 42 C.F.R. Section 411.22. (b) Postjudgment interest under this section does not accrue if the defendant pays the unpaid balance before the 31st day after the date the defendant receives the recovery demand letter. (c) If the defendant appeals the award of damages, this section does not apply. (d) This section does not prevent the accrual of postjudgment interest on any portion of an award to which the United States does not have a subrogation right under 42 U.S.C. Section 1395y(b)(2)(B).
Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 41.014
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 870,Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/2013.