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Into the Looking Glass

Business organizations face all kinds of risk.  Developing strategic risk management plans as a business practice is becoming more prevalent across industry lines which help the organization define, measure, anticipate, and respond, for example, to foreseeable risks, technological developments, as well as changing laws and regulations.  Some risk is insurable, while other kinds may necessitate capital, cost or other investment such as an organization adding new personnel or contracting with subject matter specialists or consultants.  Some risk is not as perceptible as others, yet still must be handled if it occurs.  Ideally, an effective risk management plan is tailored to the organization and ultimately improves its performance by avoiding, minimizing or mitigating risk.

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Ghostbusters

In 1984, Ivy League trained parapsychologists Venkman, Stantz, and Spengler started a ghost-catching business in New York City, despite implausible research, and eventually were welcomed as heroes by saving the city from the paranormal disguised as giant marshmallow man Stay Puft.  Only in the movies!  But, we can use this ghoulish time of the year to serve as a reminder:  Don’t let MSP enforcement claims by Medicare Part C Advantage Plans sneak up to shock and detract your standard claims operating procedures.  Identifying and resolving these repayment claims may be just as important a part to your overall MSP compliance strategy as similar claims by traditional Medicare Parts A and B.

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