Medicare And The Confusion Over Insurer Reporting

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 1:58 PM EST) -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) faced an increasingly frustrated group of liability insurers during its Nov. 16, 2011, town hall teleconference for Nongroup Health Plans (NGHPs) on technical issues associated with insurer reporting under Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007.

Several callers complained about widespread Medicare claim denials experienced by Medicare beneficiaries receiving liability insurer payments, and there were many questions about the ongoing confusion related to the amount that responsible reporting...
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