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MSPRP E-Payments Go Live On April 1, 2019

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal on March 14, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a high level overview webinar of changes coming to the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP), as we recently discussed here on our blog.  The webinar addressed the most recent upcoming enhancement, which will allow electronic payments to be submitted directly through the MSPRP.  As […] Continue

Efforts to Streamline the Conditional Payment Recovery Process Continue, Amidst Confirmation of Ramp up from the CRC

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal on March 5, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced two upcoming webinars, aimed at addressing payment functionalities within both the Medicare Secondary Payment Recovery Portal (MSPRP) and Commercial Repayment Center Portal.  These latest enhancements to the conditional payment recovery process will enable users of the CMS maintained portals to make electronic payments for […] Continue

New Remote Identity Proofing Changes are Now Active Within the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP)

Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal, MSP News on January 7, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

As we blogged last week, the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery portal (MSPRP) has undergone some recent enhancements, and an informative webinar was recently held to provide an overview of these enhancements.  The most recent enhancements are a new self-reporting feature and a new multi-factor authentication process.  Most significant for those who use the MSPRP, is […] Continue

CMS Will Maintain $750 Recovery Threshold for 2019

CMS, Conditional Payments, Mandatory Insurer Reporting on November 21, 2018
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

The Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012 (the SMART Act) requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to publish an annual threshold for recovery in November, each year.  This threshold amount reflects an amount for which CMS will not spend more on collections than a claim is likely to yield.  In […] Continue

Medicare’s Conditional Payment Recovery Process is Ramping Up:  What You Need to Know.

Conditional Payments, CRC, MSP News on November 14, 2018
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

Last month, at the annual National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals’ Annual Conference, Performant Financial (Performant), the current contractor for the Commercial Repayment Center (CRC), held a timely panel question and answer session.  You may recall that we recently blogged about how the current conditional payment recovery process continued to terrorize many non-group health plans.  […] Continue