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Medicare Secondary Payer: Conditional Payment Reimbursement Policies for Certain Liability Settlements
Posted on 28 Oct 2012 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL, LLC In an effort to resolve Congressional concerns about the cost of MSP recovery efforts compared to the recoveries themselves, CMS started creating policies in the fall of 2011 to reduce the agency’s... Read More

Take Medicare Off That Check: Court Rules That Medicare Not Required to be on Settlement Check
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In Hearn v. Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., et. al. , 2012 Ga. App. LEXIS 338 (Ga. Ct. App. March 26, 2012), the Georgia Court of Appeals was called upon to address whether the court could enforce... Read More

CMS Releases Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in "Future Medical" Situations
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Marty Cassavoy & Mark Popolizio, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation On May 3, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided early notice that it would be publishing proposed rules regarding Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP... Read More

CMS Announces New "Self-Calculated Final Conditional Payment Amount" Option for Certain Liability Claims
Posted on 17 Dec 2011 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By Mark Popolizio, Esquire Section 111 Senior Legal Counsel Crowe Paradis Services Corporation The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement a new Self-Calculated Final Conditional Payment Amount option beginning in February 2012... Read More

Take Medicare Off That Check: Court Rules That Medicare Not Required to be on Settlement Check
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation In Hearn v. Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., et. al. , 2012 Ga. App. LEXIS 338 (Ga. Ct. App. March 26, 2012), the Georgia Court of Appeals was called upon to address whether the court could enforce... Read More

CMS Announces New "Self-Calculated Final Conditional Payment Amount" Option for Certain Liability Claims
Posted on 17 Dec 2011 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By Mark Popolizio, Esquire Section 111 Senior Legal Counsel Crowe Paradis Services Corporation The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement a new Self-Calculated Final Conditional Payment Amount option beginning in February 2012... Read More

New MSP Reform Bill Proposed in Congress - The SMART Act (H.R. 1063) Proposes New Amendments To the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute
Posted on 24 Mar 2011 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Mark Popolizio, Esquire On March 14, 2011, the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2011 (SMART Act) ( H.R. 1063 ) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ronald Kind (DWI). This legislation... Read More

Medicare Secondary Payer: Conditional Payment Reimbursement Policies for Certain Liability Settlements
Posted on 28 Oct 2012 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL, LLC In an effort to resolve Congressional concerns about the cost of MSP recovery efforts compared to the recoveries themselves, CMS started creating policies in the fall of 2011 to reduce the agency’s... Read More

CMS Releases Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in "Future Medical" Situations
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Mark Popolizio, Esquire

By: Marty Cassavoy & Mark Popolizio, Crowe Paradis Services Corporation On May 3, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided early notice that it would be publishing proposed rules regarding Medicare Secondary Payer ... Read More