Medicare Set-Aside Administration Questions and Answers

Medicare Set-Aside Administration Questions and Answers

Written by B. Smith The administration of a Medicare Set-Aside and the requirements for proper administration can sometimes be unclear and confusing.  Below is a list of frequently asked questions and answers to assist the parties in better understanding this process....
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...