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Version 6.2 of NGHP MMSEA Section 111 User Guide Released

CMS, Mandatory Insurer Reporting, Medicare Set-Aside Blog on January 22, 2021
Posted by Shannon Flynn

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Version 6.2 of the Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) MMSEA Section 111 User Guide, a key resource for addressing Section 111 reporting requirements as mandated by Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA). To help you stay up to date […] Continue

COVID-19’s Effect on the Opioid Crisis

Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Opioids, Rx/Pharmacy on December 29, 2020
Posted by Leah King, PharmD, JD, Independent Pharmacy Consultant

For the past several months, you likely haven’t read or seen much about the opioid crisis. All of the information about the opioid crisis that once flooded your inboxes and social media feeds has seemingly been replaced with news related to the COVID-19 pandemic. While it can sometimes be said that no news is good […] Continue

Highlights from the Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC) NGHP Beneficiary Recovery Process Webinar

CMS, Conditional Payments, Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MSP News on December 21, 2020
Posted by Shannon Flynn

On December 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a webinar focused on the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) recovery process when a Medicare beneficiary receives a settlement, judgment, award, or other payment. The Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC) presented a refresher on the beneficiary recovery process, including what functions can be […] Continue

New MSP Law Alert: The PAID Act

Conditional Payments, Mandatory Insurer Reporting, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MSP Litigation, MSP News on December 17, 2020
Posted by Jessica M. Wingenroth, JD

Medicare Advantage Plan and Prescription Drug Plan Information will be Disclosed to Section 111 NGHP RREs Beginning in December 2021 On 12/11/2020, President Trump signed into law H.R. 8900, which made headlines as a one-week continuing resolution (CR), to prevent a government shutdown. However, tucked away within H.R. 8900, the “Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021, […] Continue