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Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP)

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June 17, 2019

Big reforms are coming to Michigan PIP - How the changes will impact Medicare Secondary Payer compliance

On 5/30/19, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Michigan Senate Bill 1, which makes significant changes to Michigan’s personal injury protection (PIP) system.

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June 17, 2019

Florida court: No-fault pre-suit notice requirement must be followed before Medicare private cause of action claim can proceed

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.

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May 17, 2019

With civil money penalties looming, it’s time to fine-tune CMS reporting

Steering clear of CMS penalties is possible by implementing a meticulous query process and being mindful of the regulations surrounding ongoing medicals and total payment…

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May 16, 2019

Reality check: Debunking the myths of Medicare Secondary Payer compliance

Medicare Secondary Payer is a challenging area of compliance for which federal law, regulations, and policy don’t always provide clear answers. It’s vital to understand…

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April 24, 2019

Longshore Act - Medicare alert: Court rules that claimant’s action for “double damages” was premature

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

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March 21, 2019

Maryland law firm reaches $250,000 settlement with U.S. Department of Justice to reimburse Medicare conditional payments

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…

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March 14, 2019

CMS holds webinar to address plans to add electronic payment functionality to its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal

On 3/13/19, CMS held a webinar to discuss its plans to add electronic payment functionality to its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal.

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February 27, 2019

Electronic payment functionality to be added to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal – CMS to hold webinar on March 13, 2019

CMS announced effective April 1, 2019, electronic payment functionality will be added to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal.

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February 25, 2019

CMS to mask health insurance claim number and social security number on contractor correspondence starting April 2019

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…

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February 13, 2019

Top 10 Medicare Secondary Payer trends in 2019

MSP compliance is rapidly evolving – policy changes, stricter regulations, new legislation, and emerging case law are making compliance more complex and challenging than…

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January 2, 2019

Government shutdown – MSP update

As the partial government shutdown continues, questions are being raised as to the shutdown’s impact on CMS activities concerning Medicare Secondary Payer compliance.

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December 21, 2018

Proposed rules for addressing future medical obligations to be released

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently issued a notice entitled Miscellaneous Medicare Secondary Payer Clarifications and Updates (CMS-6047-P).…

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December 20, 2018

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,…

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October 24, 2018

CMS updates its Medicare prescription drug benefit manual – New changes encourage Part D collection and recovery

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has amended its Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Manual (Part D Manual) to add, in part, stronger language…

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August 17, 2018

CMS hosts Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) Webinar

On August 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a webinar focusing on its Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP).