CMS Releases Updated WCMSA Reference Guide 3.3

CMS Releases Updated WCMSA Reference Guide 3.3

By B. Smith CMS has released a new version of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide, 3.3, COBR-Q2-2021-v3.3 dated April 19, 2021. The new Guide includes additional language regarding the calculation of the seed money for structured...
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...