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CMS to Host PAID Act Webinar

Posted on May 25, 2021 by Daniel Anders

On Wednesday, June 23 at 1 p.m. ET the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a webinar on the implementation of the Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act.  Per the notice: CMS will be hosting a…

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Dan Anders in WorkCompWire: Avoiding Section 111 Reporting Penalties

Posted on May 11, 2021 by Tower MSA Partners

With a name like “Mandatory Insurer Reporting” and potential reporting penalties of up to $1,000 per day per injured worker, one would think payers would take Section 111 reporting pretty seriously. But since these penalties have never been enforced, avoidance…

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CMS Updates Section 111 Model Language Form

Posted on April 26, 2021 by Tower MSA Partners

Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an updated Section 111 Model Language form used by Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs) to collect the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) and/or a Social Security Number (SSN) from claimants.  The SSN…

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CMS Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting Webinar Recap

Posted on April 7, 2021 by Tower MSA Partners

Leaders from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Division of MSP Program Operations, Commercial Repayment Center (CRC), and Benefits Coordination and Recovery Center (BCRC) held an April 1 webinar on the intersection of the BCRC and CRC in…

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CMS Releases Technical Updates to Section 111 User Guide

Posted on January 26, 2021 by Daniel Anders

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun the new year with some updates to its MMSEA Section 111 NGHP User Guide.  This guide provides everything and anything you ever wanted to know about mandatory insurer reporting by…

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Three MSP Predictions for 2021

Posted on January 14, 2021 by Daniel Anders

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the famous —or infamous, depending on your perspective— “Patel Memo” that formally launched CMS’s Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside review process.  It was probably safe to assume that a government program like this would still…

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New Section 111 Dashboard Can Help You Avoid Penalties

Posted on September 1, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

Tower MSA Partners has created an intuitive, easy-to-use dashboard to help you avoid CMS’s penalties for non-compliance with Section 111 reporting. Once in effect, the penalties can amount to up to $1,000 per day per claimant for things like failing…

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