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What’s Next for Liability MSAs?

On June 8, 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted an announcement stating that CMS is considering expanding its voluntary Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (MSA) review and approval process for proposed liability insurance, including self-insurance and no-fault. See the announcement here! https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coordination-of-Benefits-and-Recovery/Coordination-of-Benefits-and-Recovery-Overview/Whats-New/Whats-New.html This announcement comes as no surprise considering the CMS requirement for Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) Reporting under 42. U.S.C. 1395y(8)(F) that became effective January 1, 2011 for liability clai

What’s Next for Liability MSAs?

By Deborah (Pfeifle) Watkins, CEO On June 8, 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted an announcement stating that CMS is considering expanding its voluntary Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (MSA) review and approval process for proposed liability insurance, including self-insurance and no-fault. See the announcement here!  https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coordination-of-Benefits-and-Recovery/Coordination-of-Benefits-and-Recovery-Overview/Whats-New/Whats-New.html This announcement comes as no surprise considering the CMS requirement for Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) Reporting under 42. U.S.C. 1395y(8)(F) that became effective

Bi-Partisan Legislation for Workers Compensation Medicare Set Asides (WCMSAs) Introduced to Senate J

Beginning 2014, Senators Portman (R-OH) and Nelson (D-FL) introduced a Bi-partisan Senate bill “[t]o amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare Set Aside provisions.” The bill was sent to the Finance Committee where it died a quiet death. Earlier this week, however, the same Senators once again introduced a new and revised version of the 2014 bill which is filed S.3079 https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/3079/text The S. 3079 Bill primarily seeks to: Establish the adequacy and application of state provisions and state fee schedu

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