Employers offering group health plans must comply with the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) statute and regulations (the MSP laws). These laws establish Medicare as the secondary payer to group health plan coverage in certain instances of dual healthcare coverage. The MSP laws are complex and can be confusing even to a seasoned healthcare administrator.
This section has been designed to provide a general overview of what your group clients need to know about MSP and related issues. It's purely informational, does not modify their policy or coverage in any way, and should not be construed as legal advice or opinion.
MSP Change Form – Form used for employer groups to report group size and Medicare beneficiary changes to Premera that may impact MSP rules.
MSP Demand Letter Overview – Guidelines for employer groups on how to respond to MSP demand letters.
MSP Overview for Employer Groups – A document that provides employer groups an overview of what they need to know about MSP and related issues.