CMS Announces New Fixed Percentage Option For Medicare’s Recovery Claim

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be implementing a new and simple fixed percentage option that will be available to certain beneficiaries beginning November 7, 2011. This option is available to beneficiaries who receive certain types of liability insurance (including self-insurance) settlements of $5000 or less. A beneficiary who elects this option will […]...Read more

Wyden, Portmam Lead Effort to Make Medicare Secondary Payer Program More Efficient, Save Taxpayer Dollars

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 17, 2011 Jeff Sadosky (Portman) | 202-224-5190 Jennifer Hoelzer (Wyden) | 202-224-3789 Jake Thompson (Nelson) | 202-224-8795 David Ward (Burr) | 202-228-1616 Wyden, Portman Lead Effort to Make Medicare Secondary Payer Program More Efficient, Save Taxpayer Dollars  Bill Makes Common Sense Reforms to Medicare’s Reimbursement Rules to make it […]...Read more

CMS Memoranda

October 4, 2011 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recently published its 2007 United States Life Tables. Effective October 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life table for the total population: United States, 2007, for WCMSA life expectancy calculations. This means that for […]...Read more

CMS will begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life table

October 4, 2011 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recently published its 2007 United States Life Tables. Effective October 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life table for the total population: United States, 2007, for WCMSA life expectancy calculations. This means that for […]...Read more