Verisk Blog— Insurance Solutions

Verisk's insurance solutions team is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, we provide policy language, tools for fighting fraud, predictive modeling of risk, and much more.

We've created this blog to inform, update, and provide interesting information for our customers and the market overall. A variety of Verisk associates write the blog posts, and we welcome our customers' comments and feedback.

With Civil Money Penalties Looming, It’s Time to Fine-Tune CMS Reporting

For insurance carriers and self-insureds—known as Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs)—Section 111 can be a daunting obligation. In fact, it’s the only Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance area associated with a...

Reality Check: Debunking the Myths of Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance

Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) is a challenging area of compliance for which federal law, regulations, and policy don’t always provide clear answers. This often conflicts with the processes and procedures outlined by...

Longshore Act - Medicare Alert: Court Rules that Claimant’s Action for “Double Damages” Was Premature

An interesting new case out of California is a reminder that payers of claims pursuant to the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“Longshore Act”) need to stay vigilant for potential “double damages” actio...

Maryland Law Firm Reaches $250,000 Settlement with U.S. Department of Justice to Reimburse Medicare Conditional Payments

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland has issued a news release reporting that a Maryland personal injury law firm has entered into a settlement fo...

CMS Holds Webinar to Address Plans to Add Electronic Payment Functionality to its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal

On March 13, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a webinar to discuss its plans to add electronic payment functionality to its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP). The MSPRP...

PAID Act Reintroduced in 116th Congress

On February 26 th , Congressmen Ron Kind (D-WI) and Guy Bilirakis (R-FL) reintroduced the Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act as H.R. 1375 into the U.S. House of Representatives. This bi-partisan bill was...

International Women's Day: Aarthi Muthukrishnan

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke with Aarthi Muthukrishnan, division president, spend-informed analytics and data science COE at Verisk Financial's Argus business. As one of the original innovators in lending, credit, fraud, and spend analytics, Verisk Financial integrates one of the industry’s largest sets of data to help banks, financial regulators, retailers, and media companies grow their businesses.

International Women's Day: Nicole R. Braley

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke with Nicole R. Braley, vice president, head of Americas marketing at Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business. Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in data analytics and commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining, and power and renewables industries. The company, provides objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets, empowering clients to make better strategic decisions.

International Women's Day: RoseAnne Franco

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke with RoseAnne Franco, head of oil and gas risk, and head of Africa at Verisk Maplecroft. Verisk Maplecroft helps organizations optimize and strengthen their risk management processes and supply chains by providing a full-spectrum solution that blends an unparalleled portfolio of global risk analytics with world-leading analysis, real-time locational monitoring, and innovative risk-calculator technology.

International Women's Day: Wai-Fung Thompson

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke with Wai-Fung Thompson, executive vice president, human resources at Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business. Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in data analytics and commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining, and power and renewables industries. The company, provides objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets, empowering clients to make better strategic decisions.