About Franco Signor, Blog, Franco Signor News

Ventiv Technology is pleased to announce the addition of Franco Signor’s proprietary Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA) reporting module to their ever-growing suite of services. Ventiv’s advanced CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) solution represents an expanded relationship between two of the claim industry’s most innovative companies. By offering a more seamless user interface for the traditionally complex MMSEA-reporting …
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About Franco Signor, Blog, Medicare Advantage Part C

On April 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates Medicare Advantage Plan (MAP) and Medicare Part D policy changes which provides the plans “with new tools to improve quality of care and provide more plan choices for MA and Part D enrollees.” CMS estimates that the changes will result in $295 …
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Blog, Medicare Advantage Part C, Pharma Part D, Trial Practice

A new decision was handed down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in the Barbara J. Harvey v. Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc. this month.  Here, the Plaintiff pursued a medical malpractice claim against a hospital for her husband’s death.  The hospital agreed to binding arbitration on the sole issue of damages to avoid a lawsuit. …
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Blog, Medicare Advantage Part C, Pharma Part D

The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) is an organization made up of insurance companies, third party administrators, defense firms, plaintiff firms and MSP compliance companies. MARC recently announced an important new legislative initiative. Primary Plans which are plagued unfairly by MSP private cause of action claims would have an important tool at their disposal, once the legislation is introduced and …
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Blog, Medicare Set Aside, WCMSA

Version 2.7 of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide has been released as of March 19, 2018. It can be found here. The two minor changes are the following: An updated phone number for the Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC). The new phone number is (833) 295-3773. See section 14.0 (pg. 51), Appendix 1 (pg. 61) and Appendix 5 (pg. 84). …
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About Franco Signor

For the past few years, Franco Signor’s Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance blog has been honored to be named one of the best blogs of the year by workerscompensation.com. We strive to deliver the most timely and relevant MSP insight in the industry. Through years of experience, the Franco Signor team continues to be on the cutting edge of the most …
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