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Bilirakis and Kind Introduce PAID Act, Requiring CMS Provide Identity of Advantage, Prescription, and Medicaid Plans

Rafael Gonzalez, Esq., President, Flagship Services Group


On May 18, 2018, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced HR 5881, amending the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) statute and clarifying its application to Medicare Part C Advantage Plans (MAP), Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), and Medicaid. The Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act, provides employers, carriers, corporate defendants, insurers, third party administrators, and beneficiaries who are parties to third-party settlements — such as in an auto, liability, no-fault, or workers compensation claim, with the identity of a MAP, PDP, or Medicaid plan that may have paid for medical bills related to the auto, liability, no-fault, or work comp claim, other than Medicare.

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