The PAID Act: Transparency in Medicare Part C and D Enrollment Would Improve Medicare Benefit Coordination
Heather Sanderson
August 25, 2020

This NAMSAP Corporate Partner featured article is co-authored by Heather Sanderson, CLO, FS Claims Solutions and Jason Lazarus, CEO, Synergy Settlements.

Congress created the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) program in 1980 to protect the Medicare Trust Fund. Under the MSP program, Medicare is prohibited from being a primary payer in instances where a Group Health Plan or a Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) – such as workers’ compensation, no-fault or liability insurance – is legally responsible for paying for medical treatment first on behalf of a Medicare beneficiary.

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