Skip to Main Content

What's New

New information regarding Mandatory Insurer Reporting for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs) and NGHP Town Hall Events is posted here as it becomes available.

March 25, 2014

A Technical Alert titled Liability Insurance (Including Self-Insurance), No-Fault Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation-Excluded Diagnosis Codes has been posted to the Downloads section of the NGHP Alerts page.

February 28, 2014

An Alert titled Change in Reporting Threshold for Certain Liability Insurance (including Self-Insurance) Settlements, Judgments Awards, or Other Payments, has been posted to the Downloads section of the NGHP Alerts page.  The updated MMSEA Section 111 NGHP User Guide, Version 4.2, Chapters I – V reflects the content of this Alert and is now available in the Downloads section of the NGHP User Guide page.  Please refer to page 1-1 of each Chapter for a summary of updates made.

February 5, 2014 - Implementation of the Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed the restructuring of the Coordination of Benefits (COB) and Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) recovery activities.

COB activities for both Group Health Plans and Non-Group Health Plans (that is, liability insurance (including self-insurance), no-fault insurance, and workers' compensation laws or plans) and Recovery activities for Non-Group Health Plans have been fully transitioned from the COB contractor and the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractor to the new Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC). Contact information for the BCRC is on the Contacts page of the COB&R Overview section.