With the issuance of updated Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Reference Guide version 2.9 (Guide), there has some speculation and even confusion as to what is really new and what is an elaboration of old policies and procedures. Examples listed for off-label drug usage to new bullets added regarding the submission process, all of which begs […]
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).
The Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractor (MSPRC) has announced plans to implement a web-based electronic submission portal. The MSPRC is launching a pilot program to test their new portal in the upcoming months with a projected “go live” date in July, 2012. This portal will facilitate and expedite the conditional payment process for Liability Insurance, […]
The MSPRC has implemented a new fixed percentage recovery option that will be available to certain beneficiaries effective November 7, 2011. The “Fixed Percentage Option” gives beneficiaries who have physical trauma based Liability insurance (including self-insurance) settlements of $5,000 or less the ability to resolve Medicare’s recovery claim by paying Medicare 25% of the total […]
On September 30, 2011, the MSPRC added a Self-Service Information feature to its Customer Service Line. The following was posted on the MSPRC Website: The MSPRC Self Service Information Feature The MSPRC is adding a Self-Service Information feature to its Customer Service Line. This new feature gives callers the ability to get the most up-to-date […]