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CMS Releases Proposed Rule on Civil Monetary Penalties for Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Failures

By Matthew Meidell, Compliance Manager, at United Benefit Advisors
  Mar 26, 2020 6:15:00 AM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule and fact sheet on calculating and imposing civil monetary penalties (CMPs) when a group health plan fails to comply with Section 111 Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) reporting requirements.

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CMS identifies the circumstances in which CMPs may be imposed including failure to report, reporting and/or maintaining inaccurate information, and making errors in reporting that exceed a certain threshold.

Public comments on the proposed rule are due by April 20, 2020.

Topics: CMS, compliance recap