CMS Issues New WCMSA Reference Guide 3.1

CMS Issues New WCMSA Reference Guide 3.1

May 19, 2020 by Bridget Smith, JD CMS has released a new Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Reference Guide, Version 3.1, May 11, 2020, COBR-Q2-2020-v3.1 a link to which can be found here:  https://www.cms.gov/files/document/wcmsa-reference-guide-version-31.pdf...
Pitfalls and Perils: The True Benefits of Self-Administration Support

Pitfalls and Perils: The True Benefits of Self-Administration Support

When parties choose to avail themselves of the CMS Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) voluntary submission process and the claimant is left to self-administer the WCMSA funds, there is “happily ever after” assumption that follows.  The parties sometimes...
New CMS Updates on Telehealth

New CMS Updates on Telehealth

The Bridge Pointe Team hopes you and your families are safe and healthy during the COVID19 crisis.  We would like to share an update regarding telehealth and telemedicine. These services are now payable from your Medicare set aside accounts and your Medical custodial...

More Scrutiny Being Placed on Administration of MSA Funds

A class action suit that was recently filed in the Northern District Court of Alabama and was thereafter withdrawn voluntarily highlights post-settlement scrutiny of the administration of MSA funds. In the Complaint filed on behalf of Joshua Sharp and similarly...

New Look, Improved Service

Bridge Pointe, a leading provider of Medicare Set-Aside Allocations(MSA) Custodial and supplementary Professional Administration services, is pleased to announce the launch of the newly revamped website, mybridgepointe.com. The website launch is part of an ongoing...