The Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act was signed into law in January 2013. The goal of the act is to make it easier for Medicare beneficiaries to comply with the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) process and to simplify some aspects of the MMSEA mandatory reporting. The SMART act allows beneficiaries easier and more timely access to Medicare lien amounts, limits CMS’s requirement for reporting fines, establishes annual nuisance thresholds for reporting, and caps CMS’s statue of limitations for recovery.
As a corporate entity that is subject to MMSEA reporting under the “self insured” requirements, the 5 main changes this act will provide are as follows.
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