MSPRC’s New Online Self-Service Tool Helps Manage Medicare Recovery Cases

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have implemented a new web-based tool designed to assist in the resolution of Liability, No-Fault, and Workers’ Comp Medicare recovery cases. The new tool is called The Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP). Continue reading “MSPRC’s New Online Self-Service Tool Helps Manage Medicare Recovery Cases”

CMS Determines TENS Treatment Ineffective for Chronic Low-back Pain (CLBP), June 15, 2012

On June 8, 2012, CMS published its final decision regarding the use of TENS for CLBP. It has been decided that TENS is not reasonable and necessary treatment for CLBP and is no longer a Medicare-allowable expense. 

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CMS Releases Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, June 15, 2012

CMS seeks comment from industry professionals on options being considered for beneficiaries and their representatives to clarify how they can meet their obligations to protect Medicare’s interest in MSP Workers’ Comp or Liability claims. Comments must be submitted to CMS no later than 5 p.m. on August 14.

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