Tag Archive | Section 111

New Medicare Laws; New MSPRC/Medicare Phone & Address

The Medicare Medicaid & SCHIP Extension Act (“MMSEA”) was passed more than three years ago.  Today, October 1st, 2010, its reporting section finally goes into effect.  How will reporting change the Healthcare Lien landscape?  How do you comply with the MMSEA? Click here for more information. In anticipation of the long-awaited implementation of the MMSEA […]

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MMSEA – RRE Reporting Begins Oct. 1, 2010

President George W. Bush signed the Medicare Medicaid & SCHIP Extension Act (“MMSEA”) more than three years ago.  On October 1st, 2010, its reporting section finally goes into effect.  How will reporting change the Healthcare Lien landscape?  How will it change Personal Injury Law? The Defense Fears The MMSEA turns defendant-insurers into Responsible Reporting Entities […]

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CMS User Guide 3.1 Released

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.  […]

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The Idiot’s Guide to Medicare Lien Resolution

Typically, Medicare liens are placed on the personal injury case of a person whose treatment is paid by Medicare.  Medicare’s agents, the COBC, MSPRC, and CMS have a right to recover funds which would not have been paid without the negligent act which harmed the plaintiff-beneficiary. If you are the Medicare beneficiary and plaintiff in […]

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Settlement Payments & Section 111 of the MMSEA

In all cases where healthcare lien resolution is involved, payment of the settlement and liens can become contentious.  Those issues are multiplied in Medicare lien resolution where non-payment of liens can result in 10.875% interest, double damages against both plaintiff and defense attorneys, and a $1,000 per day penalty for non-compliance with Section 111 and […]

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MSPRC Town Hall Meeting – April 29, 2010 – Wrap Up

Medicare’s MSPRC held a town hall meeting yesterday, April 29, 2010, from 1:oo PM to 3:oo PM Eastern Standard Time.  Lien Resolution Services attended via Webinar. New Procedures As with the April 14 town hall meeting, no new additions to MSPRC procedures have been implemented.  However, the moderator did explain the new Conditional Payment Notice […]

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MSPRC Town Hall Meeting – April 29, 2010

The MSPRC will host another Town Hall Meeting on April 29, 2010 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT).  The meeting is titled: “Changes in the MSPRC Conditional Payment Process for Liability Insurance, No-Fault Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Cases.” The MSPRC purpose for this meeting includes education on the New Conditional Payment Notice and Process, as well […]

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