Another Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) case involving the well-known entities, MAO-MSO, Recovery II, LLC MSP Recovery, LLC and MSPA Claims 1, LLC (“Plaintiffs”) has arisen out of the Sixth Circuit. (MAO-MSO Recovery II, LLC v. Progressive Corp., No. 1:17CV390, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119046, (N.D. Ohio July 17, 2018). This recent opinion is issued in […] Continue
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MAP Action Dismissed; Illinois Does Not Join Jurisdictions Allowing for Double Damages, Private Cause of Action…For Now
Over the last several years, we have blogged about MSP Recovery, LLC, a law firm, that has been championing claims nationwide on behalf of Medicare Advantage Plans (MAP). In their pursuits, MSP Recovery, has alleged that Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs) are failing to make payment first, and have allowed secondary payers, particularly Medicare Advantage Organizations […] Continue
Last week, Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Ron Kind introduced legislation (H.R. 5881) in the House of Representatives to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act, specifically in an effort to provide for transparency of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) reporting information. Congressman Bilirakis issued a press release yesterday stating that, “[t]his legislation will ensure […] Continue
CMS Issues Updates for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Benefit Program: Will it Affect Your WCMSA?
Earlier this week, CMS issued a policy change revising the Medicare Advantage Program (MAP) Part C regulations and Prescription Drug Benefit program (Part D). The ultimate goal of the new policy is to ensure that individual’s treatment needs are met, while improving the quality of care and providing greater choices to MA enrollees. The full […] Continue
The 11th Circuit issued an opinion yesterday on a Motion to Dismiss on a claim addressing a new question, one they have never been faced with before: Whether an MAO has a private cause of action against the recipient, or a provider of a primary payment. Claims v. Bayfront Hma Med. Ctr., 2018 U.S. Dist. […] Continue