Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) Urges Beneficiaries to Support Legislative Reforms to Improve Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Program


WASHINGTON, DC – February 22, 2023 – Established in 2008 with a mission to improve the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) program, the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) has unveiled a new website aimed at improving their critically important work.

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The PAID Act is Now the Law


The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) thanks the Congress for passing the PAID Act (H.R. 1375, Section 1301 of H.R. 8900) on December 11, 2020.  The bill was brought to the House Floor and passed by voice vote on December 8, 2020. 

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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).

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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.

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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 […]

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MARC Statement Concerning Section 111 Penalties Proposed Rule


WASHINGTON, DC – The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) Chair Re Knack today issued the following statement regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) release of a proposed rule concerning how it will assess penalties for Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) late reporting: “Late last week the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released […]

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Fix Medicare’s Broken Secondary Payer System


By Roy Franco Inside Sources The deadline has come and gone, and Congress is still working on funding the government for the fiscal year. In late November, lawmakers passed a continuing resolution to give themselves another month to pass required appropriations bills, but important questions remain on how to fund key tax and spending proposals.  No […]

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Viewpoint: CMS’ Liability Medicare Set Aside Proposal is Bad Policy


By Nathaniel F. Wienecke Claims Journal It’s a scenario every senior citizen fears—getting seriously injured in an accident. Whether it’s a slip and fall at the grocery store or getting hit by a car crossing the street, the question of “who pays?” often isn’t far from anyone’s mind. Luckily for most Medicare beneficiaries, there is […]

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