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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


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


GAO and federal court weigh in on Section 111 infirmities but it's business as usual for CMS during town hall call
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

The most newsworthy Section 111 developments come from a federal District Court that recently declared a legal malpractice insurer not to be a Responsible Reporting Entity (RRE) and the U.S. Da Silva Moore


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


The real scoop on the purported insurer duty "to protect Medicare's interest" and pay for future medicals
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

Last month, in an article published in the DRI magazine For the Defense, we wrote that "confusion and misinformation regarding liability insurer


March 16, 2010 town hall teleconference overview: CMS takes stock of its to-do list
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2010

On March 16, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its monthly teleconference for non-group health plans (NGHPs) that focuses on policy issues related to the implementation of Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007


Section 111 bulletin: June 10 CMS teleconference draws many questions on new direct data entry reporting option
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

On June 10, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its monthly "town hall" teleconference for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs) focusing on technical issues related to implementation of the mandatory insurer reporting requirements of Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007


Section 111 bulletin: CMS significantly revises mandatory insurer reporting guidance for NGHP responsible reporting entities
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2010

In a Section 111 "town hall" teleconference for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs) held on February 25, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced major revisions to previously issued guidance for Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs), no doubt welcomed by many self-insured entities but which will impose greater burdens on insurers due to issues of substantial impracticality


Section 111 Bulletin: a closer look at Medicare's significant revisions to mandatory insurer reporting guidance for property and casualty insurers
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2010

On February 26, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Version 3.0 of the MMSEA Section 111 User Guide for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs


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