Recent court decisions in Nebraska and Connecticut highlight an emerging trend in Medicare Secondary Payer (“MSP”) Act compliance for reporting purposes. Insurance carriers and self-insureds may face steep penalties for failing to report certain information about settlements, awards, judgments or other payments that involve a Medicare beneficiary under Section 111 of the MMSEA (42 U.S.C. § 1395(b)(8)). But the process is not a one-way street.
The Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”) provides this practice tip to help our clients navigate the evolving standards impacting tort settlements and lien resolution. We will continue to investigate and report on any similar developments involving MSP Act compliance.
Among the tips included in this pamphlet are: