Arkansas HB 2193 Signed into Law

Arkansas Governor William Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 2193 into law on April 6. The bill repeals the current Insurance Verification Database enacted in 1997 and replaces it with the Arkansas Online Insurance Verification System Act. The Arkansas Online Insurance Verification System Act will facilitate the implementation of an online insurance verification system (OLV). Courts, […]

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Arkansas now supports FTP file submissions

The Arkansas Office of Driver Services announced that its auto liability insurance reporting system can now support FTP file submissions. The announcement was made during an industrywide conference call on March 23, 2017. In addition to FTP file submission, the state will also continue to support reporting through CDs, ADVANTIS, and paper (for carriers with […]

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New Ruling: Court Expands upon Its Recent Ruling Limiting CMS Recovery Rights

The court in CIGA v. Price, 2017 WL 1737717 (C.D. California, May 3, 2017) has expanded upon its prior order limiting Medicare’s conditional payment rights. The case has garnered much industry attention, given its potential impact on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recovery claims. The Case In this action, CIGA challenged CMS’ […]

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ISO Recognised for Supporting the Industry at the 2017 Modern Claims Awards

Modern Claims Magazine is a leading UK trade journal, and its annual awards are judged by a diverse panel of experts from across the insurance industry. That’s why ISO is honoured to be recognised with the Supporting the Industry Award at the 2017 Modern Claims Awards. Congratulations are due especially to ISO’s Simon Bradshaw and […]

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May 2017 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

Claims teams are preparing for the unpredictable next few months. Significant catastrophe activity has occurred during the month of May over the past decade, with two events making the PCS® Top Twenty list. The month also signals the industry that hurricane season is right around the corner. In the ten years from 2007 through 2016, […]

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Exhaust Administrative Remedies Before Challenging Medicare Conditional Payment Claims

A new case out of Missouri reaffirms this important principle: When challenging Medicare conditional payment claims, parties must exhaust Medicare administrative appeals before filing an action in federal court. This issue recently reappeared in Fortner v. Price (Secretary of Health and Human Services), 2017 WL 117712 (E.D. Missouri, March 30, 2017), a case in which […]

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