Case ID No Longer Required for MSPR Portal

CMS has updated the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) to no longer require a case ID to retrieve and request conditional payment information. CMS has not yet issued an official alert to this effect, however CMS has provided PMSI with the following statement: “By adding the Date of Incident (DOI) field to the New Case Request … Read moreCase ID No Longer Required for MSPR Portal

MSP Predictions for 2014

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

Beneficiaries Can Now Request an Electronic CPL

A new feature has been added to the MSPRP which now allows beneficiaries (only) to submit a request for an electronic CPL and to print or save it in .PDF format. The electronic CPL will display the current Conditional Payment Amount and associated case and claims information.  For further details regarding this new feature, please … Read moreBeneficiaries Can Now Request an Electronic CPL

Government Shutdown and Impact to MSP and CMS

As of 2:30 P.M. EST this afternoon, the U.S. Senate has rejected the latest House “Continuing Resolution” needed to fund federal government operations beyond the end of the fiscal year, set to end tonight, September 30th at midnight.  Therefore, it appears very likely that the Government will shut down, at least for several days, starting tomorrow, October … Read moreGovernment Shutdown and Impact to MSP and CMS