What’s New

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

April 13, 2021            

A new alert titled Reminder Regarding who is the Responsible Reporting Entity (RRE) When Reporting Primary Prescription Drug Coverage Information is now available in the Downloads section of the GHP Alerts page.

April 7, 2021 – Updated MMSEA Section 111 Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), Social Security Number (SSN) Collection Group Health Plan (GHP) Model Language Now Available.

The GHP Model language for the collection of MBI and SSN under MMSEA Section 111 has been updated to not be specific for Medicare Parts A/B coverage and is available in the Download section of the Mandatory Insurer Reporting for Group Health Plans page.

April 5, 2021 – Updated MMSEA Section 111 Group Health Plan (GHP) User Guide Now Available

The updated MMSEA Section 111 GHP User Guide version 6.1 has been posted to the GHP User Guide page. Refer to Chapter 1 for a summary of updates.

December 8, 2020 – Updated MMSEA Section 111 Group Health Plan User Guide Now Available

The updated MMSEA Section 111 GHP User Guide version 6.0 has been posted to the GHP User Guide page. Refer to Chapter 1-1 for a summary of updates.

November 12, 2020              

A new technical alert titled Field Requirement Changes for Prescription Drug Reporting Fields on the MSP and Non-MSP Input File is now available in the Downloads section of the GHP Alerts page.

October 27, 2020

A new Alert titled Reminder Regarding Reporting of Insurer and Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Addresses on the TIN Reference File has been added to the Download section of the GHP Alerts page.

October 5, 2020 – Updated MMSEA Section 111 Group Health Plan User Guide Now Available

The updated MMSEA Section 111 GHP User Guide version 5.8 has been posted to the GHP User Guide page. Refer to Chapter 1-1 for a summary of updates.

May 5, 2020 – SUPPORT Act Group Health Plan (GHP) Town Hall Presentation Now Available

The presentation from the May 7, 2020 SUPPORT Act GHP Town Hall is now available in the Download section below.

April 15, 2020 – CMS to Host Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act Group Health Plan (GHP) Town Hall

CMS will be hosting a SUPPORT Act GHP Town Hall on May 7, 2020.  Complete Town Hall information is available in the Downloads section below.

April 3, 2020

A New Alert titled Reminder Regarding Group Health Plan (GHP) Reporting Change for Prescription Drug Coverage Information under the Substance Use-Disorder that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act is available in the Download section of the GHP Alerts page.

October 1, 2019 – Third SUPPORT Act Section 111 Group Health Plan (GHP) Reporting Changes Webinar is Now Available

The September 25, 2019 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act, Section 111 Group Health Plan (GHP) Reporting Changes Webinar #3 presentation is  now available in the Downloads section below.

September 4, 2019 – CMS to Host Third Webinar Regarding Group Health Plan (GHP) Reporting for the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act

CMS will be hosting a third webinar on September 25, 2019 to continue to discuss the impact of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act on Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA) Section 111 reporting for GHP Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs). The intention of this webinar is to present important reminders regarding the upcoming GHP reporting changes as a result of the SUPPORT Act. Complete webinar information is available in the Downloads section below.

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