Shawn Deane

Shawn Deane

Shawn Deane is vice president of Medicare / Medicaid compliance and policy at ISO Claims Partners where he concentrates on all facets of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance. Before joining ISO Claims Partners, he practiced healthcare law and insurance defense. Shawn is a member of the Defense Research Institute, has attained the Medicare Set-Aside Certified Consultant (MSCC) certification, and is the 2017 President of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP). He is member of the Massachusetts Bar and is licensed in both state and federal courts in Massachusetts.

CMS Releases New WCMSA Reference Guide and NGHP Section 111 User Guide

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide and Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) Section 111 User Guide . These...

CRC Transition Update: Temporary Halt on Recovery Activities

On February 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) issued its latest update regarding the Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) transition from CGI Federal to Performant Financial...

Government Shutdown & Medicare Secondary Payer Impact

The federal government shutdown began on 12:01 a.m. EST this past Saturday, as a prior short-term spending bill expired and the failure of a short-term funding bill failed to pass the Senate. As of...

CMS Holds Town Hall Call on CRC Transition - CMS Provides Important Updates on ORM Recovery Transition

On January 18, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) held its Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) Town Hall presentation to address the upcoming transition of...

CMS Schedules NGHP CRC Transition Webinar for January 18, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be holding a webinar on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM ET to provide information and details related to the transition of the...

CMS Extends CRC Transition to February 8, 2018

In October 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded the Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) contract to Performant Financial Corporation (Performant). The CRC is the...

Performant Awarded CMS Commercial Repayment Center Contract

It was announced on October 5, 2017, that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Performant Financial Corporation (Performant) the Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) contract.

Medicare Section 111 Process Change Eases One Compliance Burden

Medicare’s annual recertification process and update brings welcome news about Section 111 reporting and Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs). RREs will no longer automatically be moved into...

Fact Check Time for LMSA/NFMSA Developments

It is no secret that CMS has announced (for years) its intention to expand the workers’ compensation MSA program into the liability and no-fault arena. But the real question today is: What, when, a...

New Realities: The Section 111 Connection to Conditional Payments and Claim Outcomes

Section 111 reporting historically has been viewed as an abstract technical Medicare compliance obligation and the responsibility of an IT department, because it involves the electronic transmissio...