Archive | August 2010
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CMS has released User Guide 3.1 for MMSEA reporting. You can find a copy of the user guide on the Lien Resolution Services website, or, by clicking here. While most changes involve Responsible Reporting Entity (“RRE”) requirements, some of those changes will have a trickle down effect on plaintiffs, their Medicare liens, and plaintiffs’ attorneys. […]
Medicare’s agent, the MSPRC, has changed procedures so often over the past few years, you may find it hard to keep up. If you ever have MSPRC-related questions, Lien Resolution Services will assist you. Here are some updates from the past few weeks: 1. The MSPRC call center is no longer closed on Fridays. It […]
If you either (a) failed in your attempts to dispute MSPRC Conditional Payment Summaries, or, (b) simply did not dispute the Medicare lien prior to settlement, you have a series of options to reduce the client’s Medicare lien. While it isn’t really negotiating, we nonetheless term it, Negotiating With Medicare. The negotiation options: Compromise with […]