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MSPRP Update: CMS Announces a New Self-Reporting Option and Updates to the Multi-Factor Authentication Process

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a webinar focusing on enhancements to its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) on December 18, 2018. The improvements discussed by CMS included a...

Georgia fire marshal urges insurers to comply with data requests for quarterly report

Georgia Code § 25-2-32(a) requires: “…The various fire insurance companies doing business in this state shall submit to the Commissioner, quarterly, a report stating all the losses sustained by them, together with suc...

Insurers receive hardship exemption for Texas child support legislation

In December 2013, Texas amended Child Support Enforcement regulation 1 TAC 55.601 to include first and third-party property claims reporting. Due to significant implementation problems expressed by the industry, the...

ISO ClaimSearch® satisfies fire loss reporting requirements in Tennessee

Recently, ISO ClaimSearch ® received confirmation from the Tennessee Deputy Commissioner for Fire Prevention that ISO ClaimSearch satisfies the fire loss reporting requirement for insurance companies in the state of...

Will Colorado establish a mandatory child support data match program?

The Colorado Legislature is currently debating HB 1165, which would establish a mandatory child support insurance claims data match program. At present, based on input from various stakeholders, the House and the Sena...

California imposes new notice of lapse requirements on insurers

Insurers that write private passenger automobile and residential property insurance offering six months or longer of coverage are now subject to an expanded policyholder notice requirement. This requirement was enacte...

Tennessee prepares for 2017 ALIR implementation

Preparations are under way in Tennessee for the 2017 launch of a new electronic system that will facilitate automobile liability insurance reporting (ALIR). The new system was mandated in House Bill 606, enacted on Ma...

Tennessee OKs new towing law related to uninsured drivers

Tennessee House Bill 606, enacted on May 20, 2015, gives law enforcement entities the option of towing a vehicle if a driver is unable to provide proof of insurance. The law, which went into effect on January 1, 2016,...

Solving a problem before it’s a problem

Insurance trades, blogs, and websites devote a great deal of space to addressing two critical issues related to the risks associated with writing workers' compensation policies: claims costs and medical fraud. Claiman...

Louisiana Insurance Verification System (LAIVS)

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced the new Louisiana Insurance Verification System (LAIVS). The state has chosen a vendor, MV Solutions, to develop the new system. LAIVS will require an online...