Category Archives: Medicare Secondary Payer News

Recent MSP News

22 Feb 2012 Roy Franco No Comments

Blog, Medicare Secondary Payer News

1)      CMS Town Hall Teleconference Events The CMS will host town hall teleconferences on the implementation of Medicare Secondary Payer mandatory reporting provisions in Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007. These teleconferences will take place from 1pm-3pm EST on the following dates: Thursday 2/23/2012 Thursday 3/22/2012 Tuesday 4/24/2012 Thursday 5/24/2012 Tuesday 6/19/2012 Interested parties …
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Western District of New York MSP Protocol

16 Jan 2012 Jeff Signor No Comments

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Please click on the link below to view: WDNY MSP Protocol

CMS Updates MSP Compliance for Liability Claims

03 Oct 2011 Jeff Signor No Comments

Blog, LMSA, Medicare Secondary Payer News, Medicare Set Aside

This memo is consistent with our article about the LMSA and confirms the roadmap we have in place for our clients. We are now working on a form letter to put before the treating doctor to execute. If this letter cannot be secured, we recommend following our roadmap to make certain Medicare’s interests are properly protected. Cooperation of the plaintiff and his/her representative will be key. However, the memo should improve cooperation in this regard.
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Blog, Medicare Secondary Payer News

Founding co-chairs, Roy Franco and Katie A. Fox, are excited to witness the future evolution of the MSP reform process.
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Blog, Medicare Secondary Payer News, MSPRC Appeals

On Monday, Congressman Tim Murphy for Pennsylvania and Congressman Ron Kind for Wisconsin introduced H.R. #1063 to bring needed improvements to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.  Long overdue, the proposed legislation builds on the coalition’s previous effort last year when it launched H.R. #4796.  That legislation died last year when the 111th Congressional Session ended on December 31, 2010. H.R. …
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CMS Issues New Section 111 NGHP User Guide

27 Jul 2010 Roy Franco No Comments

Blog, Medicare Reporting Section 111, Medicare Secondary Payer News, RRE

Version 3.1 of the new NGHP user guide, dated 07/12/2010 was issued this past week by CMS.  Click here for the updated User Guide. Changes from the previously issued version (3.0) may be found at Section 1, starting at page 6. Here are some of the more important highlights for consideration as well as related commentary. 1. Section 7.1 of the …
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Dr. Donald Berwick Appointed To Lead CMS

11 Jul 2010 Roy Franco No Comments

Blog, Medicare Secondary Payer News

On April 19, 2010 the Obama Administration announced the nomination of Dr. Donald Berwick to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). He was supposed to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, but that will not happen during this Congressional Session. Using his recess appointment powers, President Obama appointed Dr. Donald Berwick to lead CMS on July 7, …
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MARC – Get On Board – Support H.R.#4796 Now!

02 Jun 2010 Roy Franco No Comments

Blog, Medicare Reporting Section 111, Medicare Secondary Payer News

This is your time to stand up and be counted.  MARC needs you to write your Congressional Representatives today to support the Medicare Secondary Payer Enhancement Act.  Why?   Because its the right thing to do. Our Medicare Trust Fund is bleeding red ink and it needs to be fixed.  That’s why Congress enacted the Medicare Secondary Payer Act way back on 12/5/1980 as a method …
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