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Removal of SSN from Medicare IDs Detailed in CMS Open Door Forum

Posted on January 23, 2017 by Daniel Anders

On January 17, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Special Open Door Forum to detail how the Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI) impacts the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) community. CMS’s explanation is summarized below…

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CMS MSA Review Expansion to Liability Planned for 2018

Posted on January 4, 2017 by Daniel Anders

We are not even a week into 2017, but already have news to share regarding Medicare’s planned expansion of its Workers’ Compensation MSA review process to liability in 2018. In its recently released Request for Proposal for the Workers Compensation…

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Christmas Miracles Can Happen in Workers’ Compensation

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Rita Wilson

For those of us who deal with MSAs, it’s all too common to see claims at settlement time that started out as basic and simple, then spiraled downward as a result of bad prescribing habits, increased drug use and opioid addiction….

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Selecting the Right MSP Compliance Service Provider

Posted on June 30, 2016 by Towermsa

Please take a moment to read Michael Stack’s article outlining qualities needed in an MSP compliance partner. MSP compliance is complicated and penalties can be high. There are a lot of components – Section 111 reporting, Conditional Payments, medical and…

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