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Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

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The federal agency that oversees the administration of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program. As such, the agency is charged with managing the mandatory reporting requirements that have been imposed via the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) on an entity providing any sort of monetary compensation to a Medicare-eligible individual resulting from a workers compensation, general liability, or automobile no-fault claim.

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