Author Archives: PMarshall

NuQuest Knowledge Series – As the seasons change so does MSP Compliance

This next chapter of our NuQuest Knowledge Series will take the temperature of recent and potential changes in various areas of Medicare Secondary Compliance. Tune in every Tuesday for our half hour webinars at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Register below for one (or all) of our sessions! Due to the short presentation time of these subject […]

NuQuest Knowledge Series – Anatomy of a Claim

Anatomy of a Claim The next chapter of our NuQuest Knowledge Series will be a walk through the claim process with a focus on how MSP Compliance issues impact each part of the claim. Tune in every Tuesday for our half hour webinars at 2:00 p.m. Eastern.Register below for one (or all) of our sessions! […]

Section 111 Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) Reporting Webinar – Thursday, August 13, 2020

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, CMS will be hosting a webinar for Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) Liability Insurance (including Self-Insurance) No-Fault and Workers’ Compensation Section 111 Reporting entities.  CMS will provide initial opening remarks followed by a presentation which will include best practice and reminders.  Questions for the webinar can be mailed to: Section 111 […]

NuQuest Knowledge Series

Watch for upcoming announcements regarding the expansion of our Knowledge Series with hour long, in-depth features on more complex topics. Weekly half hour Tuesday webinars at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on a variety of MSP topics in one of our four Learning Tracks. Join us for our NuQuest Knowledge Series webinars and stay for the NuQuestions […]

Today is the Day!

April 1, 2020 – As of today, CMS will no longer be accepting Consent to Release Notes that do not include the following additional language: “Further, I have had the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement need and process explained to me, and I approve the contents of the submission.  Beneficiary initials_______.” If you have Workers’ […]

CMS Updates Regarding MSP Compliance Operations

March 25, 2020 – NuQuest has reached out to CMS to confirm operation functions for both conditional lien recovery and Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside submissions and approvals.  In addition, to our prior blog posting regarding CMS accepting electronic signatures that comply with the ESIGN Act, CMS has also confirmed the following: The WCRC is fully […]

Medication Pricing Updates

March 24, 2020 – The Red Book Average Wholesale Price (AWP)  for Meloxicam 7.5mg and 15mg is currently listed at $0.05 per pill.  This is a significant decrease from the prior listing price of $4.25 per pill.  If you have a WCMSAs that have not been submitted for CMS review or a NuShield MSA and […]

CMS Accepting Electronically Signed Documents

March 23, 2020 – CMS has confirmed that the COB&R will accept electronically signed documents that conform to the requirements of the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN Act) 15 U.S.C. §§ 7001-7006 (2000) for obtaining signatures which ensures that consents are properly obtained and documented. CMS noted that the use of […]