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CMS to Host Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Topics

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MSP News on December 5, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an alert today that it will be hosting two town hall meetings to discuss common Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) Ongoing Responsibility for Medicals (ORM) and Group Health Plan (GHP) recovery topics. The first town hall will be held on January 14, 2020 at 1:00 […] Continue

Ninth Circuit: Guaranty Fund Is Not Deemed a Primary Plan as Related to Non-Covered Claims; States No Obligation to Reimburse Medicare Conditional Payments on Subset of Claims

CMS, Conditional Payments, MSP Litigation, MSP News on October 15, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

Last week, the Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals issued an important decision involving the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the California Insurance Guaranty Fund (CIGA) in Cal. Ins. Guarantee Ass’n v. Azar, Nos. 17-56526, 17-56528, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 30339 (9th Cir. Oct. 10, 2019). We last discussed this case in […] Continue

Addition of Open Debt Report Function to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) and Two New Portal User Guides Issued

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal, MSP News on October 8, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

You may have seen our blog post on Friday, regarding an alert from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding two upcoming webinars to highlight a new electronic attestation feature on the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside portal.  CMS also issued an alert on Friday morning regarding an additional enhancement to the Medicare Secondary […] Continue

Updated MSPRP User Guide Issued

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal on April 4, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released an updated Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) user guide, which can be found here.  The most significant updates relate to the electronic payment process for demands on the MSPRP, as we discussed here on our blog, however as noted by CMS in the […] Continue

Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal Webinar Slides Available

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal on March 26, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

The slides from a recent webinar held by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the upcoming enhancement to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) allowing electronic payments are now available, and can be viewed here.  As we discussed recently here on our blog, Non-Group Health Plans (liability insurers (including self-insurers), no-fault […] Continue