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Section 111 bulletin: CMS solicits industry comments during "Mass Torts" working group call and promises to fast-track guidance
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

On April 14, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a conference call with the Section 111 "Mass Torts" working group, comprised primarily of stakeholders from the insurance industry and plaintiffs' counsel


Revised NGHP user guide mandates technical reporting revisions but announces no policy changes
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

On April 22, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first update in almost a year of its User Guide for non-group


Medicare narrows required reporting by insurers; Town Hall reveals disconnect with insurers on key questions regarding pre-1980 exposures
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

On April 9, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its first Town Hall Teleconference of the year for Non-Group Health Plans


Congress passes long-awaited reforms to the Medicare secondary payer recovery process, including elimination of SSN reporting, but built-in regulatory delays could postpone insurer relief
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

Both the Senate and the House have passed year-end legislation amending the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) statute and reforming the process by which


CMS delays issuance of revised NGHP user guide; new entities to replace COBC and MSPRC
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2012

The last-minute cancellation of May's Town Hall Teleconference for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) left many wondering about the status of the next version of the NGHP User Guide for insurer reporting under Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (Section 111), previously slated for release by Memorial Day with guidance anticipated in a number of long outstanding areas, such as mass torts settlements, foreign insurer reporting, the use of broad general releases, and possibly a reporting exception for specialty lines


CMS releases revised NGHP user guide but fails to provide expected guidance on important unresolved Section 111 issues
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2012

On July 3, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released version 3.4 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act Section 111 Medicare Secondary Payer Mandatory Reporting Liability Insurance (Including Self- Insurance), No-Fault Insurance and Workers' Compensation User Guide


Section 111 bulletin: more delays and new query system announced at first Town Hall of new year
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

On February 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held the first Section 111 Town Hall teleconference of 2011


CMS town hall adds to confusion over Section 111 reporting obligations of accident and health insurers; controversy emerges over insurer's "duty to protect medicare's interests"
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2011

On April 6, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Town Hall teleconference focusing on policy issues related to Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) mandatory insurer reporting under Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007


Medicare and the confusion over insurer reporting
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) faced an increasingly frustrated group of liability insurers during its Nov. 16, 2011, town hall teleconference for Nongroup Health Plans (NGHPs) on technical issues associated with insurer reporting under Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007


CMS dodges tough questions regarding Medicare benefit denials and perpetuates confusion over reportable amounts during recent Section 111 town hall teleconference
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) faced an increasingly frustrated group of liability insurers during its November 16, 2011 Town Hall teleconference for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs) on technical issues associated with insurer reporting under Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (Section 111