Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICNs)

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...

CMS to Mask Health Insurance Claim Number and Social Security Number on Contractor Correspondence Starting April 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a reminder notice that starting April 1, 2019, its Coordination of Benefits and Recovery Program (COB&R) program will mask the social security number (SS...

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 new updates include...