Category Archives: Medicare Reporting Section 111

Blog, Medicare Reporting Section 111, RRE

Is it really necessary for the Centers of Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) to require Responsible Reporting Entities (RRE) to collect private information such as Social Security Numbers (SSN) or Health Identification Card Numbers (HICN) from Medicare claimants who file tort claims? While contradictory to the usual Government mantra for its citizens to protect their private information, CMS has now …
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Blog, Medicare Reporting Section 111, RRE

Is a Medicare beneficiary required to respond to legal discovery for Medicare information before a case is resolved through settlement, award, judgment or other payment?  One U.S. District Court out of Nebraska has recently said yes in the case of Gary E. Seger et. al.  vs. Tank Collection, LLC et. al (2010) U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49013.  The ruling no doubt …
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Notifying Medicare. 42 CFR 411.25. $5k Threshold?

08 May 2010 Jeff Signor No Comments

Blog, Medicare Reporting Section 111, TPOC

Notifying Medicare in EVERY settling claim involving a Medicare beneficiary is a best practice that Franco Signor LLC recommends. Notification needs to occur now, on a regular basis, because the focus on Medicare’s unfunded liability is politically toxic.
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