CMS Alert Reminds the Industry Regarding Escalation of Debt to the Treasury Department
Heather Schwartz Sanderson
CMS issued an alert on August 5th which states the following:
On May 9, 2014, the President signed into law the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act). One outcome of this legislation will be to reduce the timeframe for the referral of delinquent debt to the Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) for both Non Group Health Plan (including self-insurance, liability, no-fault, and workers' compensation) and Group Health Plan from 180 to 120 days after the payment is ...
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