KAIN v. CALIFORNIA DEP'T OF HEALTH SERVS., B144391
Welfare and Institutions Code section 14124.70, et seq., which allows the state to place a lien on a settlement or judgment obtained by a Medi-Cal beneficiary against a third party when Medi-Cal payments were used to treat an injury for which the third party is liable, applies to an award under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, USCA 300aa-1 et seq.
- Decided 08/02/2001
- Published 08/02/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Andrew M. Wolf, Ventura, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of the State of California; Charlton G. Holland, III, Senior Assistant Attorney General; John H. Sanders, Supervising Deputy Attorney General; Susan A. Nelson, Deputy Attorney General, for Defendant and Respondent.