Because this is a policyholder blog, you might think this is an odd question since RREs are usually insurers or TPAs; but the fact is that most large corporate policyholders probably are RREs ― not just for worker’s comp claims, but for tort claims as well.

MMSEA-111 [Medicare Secondary Payer Mandatory Reporting Provisions in Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (See 42 U.S.C. 1395y(b)(7) & (b)(8))] is designed to give the government the information it needs to collect on Medicare liens against, among other things, tort settlements and awards. For those of you who have no idea of what I’m talking about, the excruciating backstory of these rules can be found Here. The government’s pathway into an abyss of Orwellian proportions can be found Here and download links Here . And, just so your attention doesn’t wander, the fines for non-compliance are $1,000 per day per claimant.

The key passage to determining who is an RRE in the 180-page MMSEA-111 guide is found on page 56:Continue Reading MMSEA 111: Are You a Responsible Reporting Entity (RRE)?