1. Conditional Payment Processes will improve- CMS announced on December 23, 2013 that it will launch the Benefits Coordination and Recovery Center (BCRC) on February 1, 2014. The two units that will be consolidated are the Coordination of Benefits and the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery units. They will collectively be called the BCRC, and the … Read moreMSP Predictions for 2014
CMS has released an updated User Guide for NGHPs. Although the User Guide is dated October 7, 2013, it was not released to the public until October 18, 2013. Access to the updated User Guide can be found here. User Guide 4.0 incorporates changes announced via alerts over the past several months in relation to … Read moreCMS Releases Updated NGHP User Guide Version 4.0
On September 30th, we issued a blog about the government shutdown and predictions as to how it would affect the various operations at CMS and other entities charged with MSP operations. Please click here to read our prior blog. As our subscribers are probably aware, it has now been over a week since the government … Read moreGovernment Shutdown and Impact to MSP and CMS (Part 2)
CMS has posted an updated contact list for its regional offices that review WCMSAs. The updated contact list can be located here.