MARC Celebrates Bicameral and Bipartisan Introduction of the RAMP Act in Congress
Washington, DC (May 17, 2023) Today the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) applauded Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) for introducing the Repair Abuses of MSP Payments Act (RAMP Act, S.1607/H.R.3388) in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, respectively.
The MARC Coalition recently submitted a letter to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, outlining three specific requests for how the ORM program could be reformed in a beneficial manner for all stakeholders.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 […]
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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