CMS Releases Updated Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) User Guide

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) maintains a web portal called the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) used by settling parties or other authorized persons to investigate and confirm the dollar amount of injury related medical expenses paid by Medicare. The Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) is responsible for recovery of mistaken NGHP […]

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Senate Bill 3079, Patching up the Medicare Set-Aside Process

Last month, Republican Senator Rob Portman (OH) and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson (FL) introduced a revised version of the 2014 previously failed legislation that called for the application of Medicare secondary payers rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions. The new and revised legislation is now known as Senate Bill […]

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Self-Administration Toolkit Updated by CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently issued a revised Self-Administration Toolkit for Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (WCMSAs).  The latest version 1.2 was published on April 2, 2018.  The main purpose of this toolkit is to provide self-administering injured individuals a guideline on how to properly administer their funds.  The toolkit is vital to […]

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