By Guest Author Rasa Fumagalli, J.D., MSCC, CMSP-F – Director of MSP Compliance Services Settlements involving Medicare beneficiaries require additional scrutiny to ensure compliance with the MSP Act. While the Act generally prohibits Medicare from making payment when payment is expected from a primary payer…
CMS’ Do-Over: A Look at Version 3.6 of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) Reference Guide
By Guest Author Rasa Fumagalli, J.D., MSCC, CMSP-F – Director of MSP Compliance Services The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Version 3.6 of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) Reference Guide (“Guide”) on March 15, 2022. It softened the language used…
By Guest Authors Rasa Fumagalli, J.D., MSCC, CMSP-F – Director of MSP Compliance Services for Synergy Settlement Services & Samantha Webster – Director of Case Management for Synergy Settlement Services Many Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) arrangements today are funded with structured settlements. There are some very good…
By Guest Author Rasa Fumagalli, J.D., MSCC, CMSP-F – Director of MSP Compliance Services Most workers’ compensation attorneys have probably encountered a CMS WCMSA determination that is higher than the original Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside proposal that was submitted for review. A higher WCMSA determination…
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