To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the application of Medicare secondary payer rules for certain claims.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2011''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Expediting Secretarial determination of reimbursement amount to improve program efficiency. Sec. 3. Fiscal efficiency and revenue neutrality. Sec. 4. Reporting requirement safe harbors. Sec. 5. Use of social security numbers and other identifying information in reporting. Sec. 6. Statute of limitations.
SEC. 2. EXPEDITING SECRETARIAL DETERMINATION OF REIMBURSEMENT AMOUNT TO IMPROVE PROGRAM EFFICIENCY.
Section 1862(b)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395y(b)(2)(B)) is amended by adding at the end the following new clause: ``(vii) Timely notice of conditional payment reimbursement.-- ``(I) Request for conditional payment statement.--In the case of a payment made by the Secretary pursuant to clause (i) for items and services provided to the claimant, the claimant or applicable plan (as defined in paragraph (8)(F)) may at any time beginning 120 days before the reasonably expected date of a settlement, judgment, award, or other payment, notify the Secretary that a payment is reasonably expected, and request from the Secretary, in accordance with regulations, a statement of the conditional payment reimbursement...