By Roy Franco|December 12, 2019
The deadline has come and gone, and Congress is still working on funding the government for the fiscal year. In late November, lawmakers passed a continuing resolution to give themselves another month to pass required appropriations bills, but important questions remain on how to fund key tax and spending proposals.
No doubt lawmakers will be looking for any savings they can get. Here’s an idea that is projected to save the government millions of dollars per year while fixing a misunderstood Medicare program that has caused insurer, risk manager and Medicare beneficiary headaches for decades. It’s called the Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act, and it’s a plan to fix America’s broken Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) process.