On September 4, 2012, Rhode Island implemented a mandatory reporting requirement for insurers — Article 11 — as part of Title 27, chapter 57.1-1, the Medical Assistance Intercept Act. Article 11 requires all insurers that write workers' compensation or liability policies in Rhode Island to participate in a data match program called the Medicaid Recovery Network (MRN). MRN recovers and intercepts Medicaid payments that the agency issues on behalf of Medicaid recipients if an insurer pays on a claim.
You can comply with this new legislation by participating in the ISO ClaimSearch® Medicaid Reporting Service. If you’re an ISO ClaimSearch participant, there’s no additional fee. All you need to do is fill out a product supplement and data authorization form. The Service handles the MRN reporting for you.
By reporting through the ISO ClaimSearch Medicaid Reporting Service, you’ll:
- streamline workflow (if you already report to ISO ClaimSearch)
- keep in compliance with the new mandate
- save on internal programming costs for an initial program and updates because ISO ClaimSearch handles that for you
Plus, the legislation offers immunity for the reporting insurer.