Latest Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition Stories

2014-04-10 12:28:35

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) applauds the Congress for protecting Medicaid beneficiary rights with the recent passing of H.R. 4302, (SGR Doc Fix). Section 211 of this important legislation included a provision deferring until October 2016 the implementation of section 202(b) of the Murray-Ryan Budget Agreement, which negatively altered the balance of Medicaid secondary payer recoveries previously allowed by law....

2011-03-15 11:18:00

Proposed legislation produces multiple wins for Medicare beneficiaries, the Medicare Trust Fund and businesses resolving claims. Coalition recognizes Congressmen Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ron Kind (D-WI) for their strong, bipartisan leadership. WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) today announced its support for HR 1063, The Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act (SMART Act). Introduced by Congressman Tim Murphy...

2010-10-13 08:00:00

Bradley v. Sebelius and US v. Stricker WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) today praised two recent court decisions resolving important issues affecting the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) program. Both cases illustrate the difficulty of working with the current Medicare Secondary Payer laws. Courts have described the MSP laws as "convoluted and complex" and a "model of un-clarity". While these decisions provide guidance on some...

2010-03-10 09:25:00

Proposed legislation streamlines process to expedite Medicare trust fund, beneficiary reimbursements Coalition recognizes Pennsylvania congressmen WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) today announced its support for HR 4796, the Medicare Secondary Payer Enhancement Act of 2010. Introduced by Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-PA) and Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA), the bill supports the government's need to be reimbursed for Medicare...

2010-02-17 19:43:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) today applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS, for their decision to defer the reporting deadline for Section 111 MMSEA Mandatory Insurer Reporting. "The industry has been working diligently to build in infrastructure to supply data to CMS, investing millions of dollars to ensure compliance with the data share regulation." said Roy Franco, co-chairperson of MARC and director...

2009-03-24 16:00:00

BALTIMORE, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC), a broad-based group advocating for Medicare Secondary Payor reform, today announced its appreciation for the federal extension of the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) reporting requirements for liability and other non-group health claims. By program memorandum, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it was extending implementation of the MSP reporting process by three months, until...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.