Sep 30, 2020
Growing Number of Organizations Urge Congressional Support for the Paid Act
In a letter addressed to Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), seventeen organizations and companies representing the Medicare Secondary Payer-regulated community urged Congress to pass the bipartisan Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act (S.1989/H.R.1375).
Apr 21, 2020
MARC Urges CMS to Revise Section 111 Penalties Proposed Rule
In comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) today urged the agency to substantially revise its proposed rule establishing penalties for Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) late reporting.
Feb 26, 2020
Insurers could face stiff Medicare secondary payer penalties
By Angela Childers Business Sources A long-awaited proposed rule regarding late reporting of Medicare Secondary Payer data could mean potentially significant penalties for workers compensation insurers, self-insured entities and others.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the proposed rule for Section 111 reporting on Feb. 18 — seven years after it first accepted comments on […]
Nov 13, 2017
The MARC Monitor: November 2017
Congress has shifted its full focus to tax reform as leadership scrambles to pass an overhaul of the nation’s code before the end of the year. Following several days of around-the-clock negotiations and speculation, The House GOP released the legislative text for H.R. 1 – The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) (text; section-by-section), signaling a significant step […]
Mar 26, 2012
Medicare’s Billion-Dollar Headache
By MATT DOBIAS It’s not easy to get lawmakers interested in an obscure and complex part of the Medicare law, especially when their minds are clearly on other topics, like the upcoming election. But a loose coalition of K Street types that includes trial lawyers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and advocates for seniors wants […]