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

CMS Issues New WCMSA Reference Guide (Part 2)

On November 7th, we notified our subscribers that CMS had issued a new WCMSA Reference Guide (dated 11/1/2013). To access our prior blog which contains a high-level overview of the new Reference Guide, please click here. Since our last blog posting, PMSI has conducted a thorough review of the WCMSA Reference Guide and would like … Read moreCMS Issues New WCMSA Reference Guide (Part 2)

Government Shutdown and Impact to MSP and CMS (Part 2)

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)

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