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What You Need to Know about the CMS Data Match Program

By Natalie Withers  

Have you received a notice from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Data Match program? If so you probably have questions. “The purpose of the Data Match Program is to provide CMS with better information about group health plan coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. This process helps Medicare identify claims where it should not be the primary payer.” This information sharing is called the IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match. Here’s what you should know and what you should do…