December 16, 2011
MSPRC Announces Streamlined Process for Conditional Payments in Certain Physical Injury Cases with Gross Settlement Under $25,000. | Learn more
November 21, 2011
The 6th Circuit Court has affirmed the Hadden decision, which determined Medicare's right of full recovery of conditional payments, regardless of allocation of damages. | Learn more
October 26, 2011
Effective November 7, 2011, Medicare beneficiaries needing to reimburse Medicare for conditional payments in liability cases that were settled for $5,000 or less will have an option to pay a flat 25% of their total liability settlement recovery. To qualify for this option, the beneficiary must meet certain criteria that will be fully explained on the MSPRC website on November 7th.
October 1, 2011
CMS revises MMSEA Section 111 reporting implementation timeline for certain liability insurance cases based on the Claimant/Medicare beneficiary's gross settlement value or 'TPOC'. | Learn more
September 30, 2011
On September 30 CMS issued clarification of how to determine "date of incident" in various fact patterns. | Learn more
September 30, 2011
On September 30, 2011 CMS issued a limited Section 111 reporting exception for cases using a 468(b) qualified settlement fund. | Learn more
September 29, 2011
On September 29, 2011 CMS issued guidance saying that if the beneficiary's treating physician in a liability case certifies as complete the treatment for the injury that was the subject of the settlement, then CMS deems Medicare's interest to have been properly taken into account under the MSP Act. | Learn more
September 16, 2011
Court Validates Medicare Set Aside in Mixed Liability/WC Case. | Learn more
September 1, 2011
Update on US v. Stricker. In three memos issued on August 12, 2011, Judge Bowdre ended the government's attempt at recovery using a theory of continuing accrual. | Learn more
August 9, 2011
Providio MediSolutions and PRIUM announce strategic alliance to reduce MSA costs while increasing the quality and effectiveness of patient treatment. | Learn more
June 21, 2011
Delay of settlement payment is not bad faith (Wilson v. State Farm). | Learn more
June 13, 2011
Moratorium on Rights and Responsibility Letters Lifted. | Learn more
June 1, 2011
Issuance of the Demand Letters is Temporarily Suspended - Review of the Rights and Responsibilities Letter is Complete. | Learn more
May 25, 2011
CMS Dallas Regional Office - Sally Stalcup's Response to Questions Regarding Liability MSAs. | Learn more
May 25, 2011
Protecting Medicare's Interests and Summarization of One Region's Interpretation. | Learn more
May 23, 2011
CMS Memorandum: Submission of a WCMSA proposal to CMS for review and approval is a recommended process. | Learn more
May 12, 2011
U.S. Attorney in Western District of New York issues protocol for liability Medicare set-asides. | Learn more