By P. Czuprynski The Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) identifies Medicare is supposed to be second in line for payment if there is a non-group health plan that covers a certain date of incident or claimed medical expenses (i.e. workers’ compensation, liability or no-fault claim). What this means is if Medicare made payment, but the […]
The Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) and Medicare’s Section 111 User Guide require a carrier/self-insured to report to Medicare, when appropriate: Ongoing Responsibility for Medical (ORM); OR Settlement, judgement, award or other payment These requirements allow Medicare to perform three actions when presented with a medical payment that may be associated with a workers’ compensation, […]
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. Click here for more information.