The NCCI new indemnity data call initiative is scheduled to launch in Q2 of 2020, with the certification and testing process slated to begin in Q1 of 2020.
On 8/2/19, Representatives Mike Thomson (D-CA) and George Holding (R-NC) introduced legislation aimed at reforming CMS’s WCMSA process.
The Seventh Circuit affirmed (with modification) a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois dismissing a MAP assignee’s PCA claim on…
CMS’s release of proposed rules to address “future medicals” in relation to non-group health plan settlements will be delayed from Sept. 2019 to Oct. 2019.
On 7/22/19, the FDA announced it approved the first generics of Lyrica. This comes at a critical time as CMS has increasingly been including Lyrica in WCMSAs
Massachusetts is the latest jurisdiction to take a favorable view of MAPs possessing private cause of action rights under the Medicare Secondary Payer.
On 7/1/19, CMS released an updated Section 111 User Guide (Version 5.6) regarding non-group health plans (liability, no-fault and workers’ compensation).
On 5/30/19, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Michigan Senate Bill 1, which makes significant changes to Michigan’s personal injury protection (PIP) system.
In a new Florida decision, the U.S. District Court in ruled Florida’s no-fault pre-suit notice requirement must be satisfied before a PCA action can proceed.
Claims payers pursuant to the Longshore Act need to stay vigilant for potential double damages actions under the MSP statute’s private cause of action provision
A Maryland personal injury law firm settled for $250,000 with the U.S. to resolve allegations it failed to reimburse certain Medicare payments made to medical providers…
On 3/13/19, CMS held a webinar to discuss its plans to add electronic payment functionality to its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal.
CMS announced effective April 1, 2019, electronic payment functionality will be added to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal.
Starting 4/1/19, CMS’s Coordination of Benefits and Recovery Program program will mask the social security number (SSN) and SSN-portion of the health insurance claim…
MSP compliance is rapidly evolving – policy changes, stricter regulations, new legislation, and emerging case law are making compliance more complex and challenging than…