Among the many efforts to streamline and improve Medicaid, there has not been considerable focus over the past five years to improve the states’ Medicaid “third party liability” programs. Fortunately, Congress has the chance to correct that now by enacting the Medicaid TPL provisions of the Healthy Kids Act (H.R. 3921) that was recently approved by the House Energy & Commerce Committee.
Welcome to The MARC Monitor, your monthly update on federal secondary payer policy. As you may know, the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) is a national coalition advocating for the improvement of the Medicare and Medicaid Secondary Payer (MSP) programs. Each month, we’ll be bringing to your inbox the latest news, activities, and alerts on the issues that are driving the day in Washington on MSP.