For years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has refused to consider medical evidence postdating the original submission date of a Workers’…
On September 1 2017, CMS finally announced that the Workers' Compensation Review Contractor contract has been awarded to Capitol Bridge, LLC.
On 7/31, CMS released their new WCMSA Reference Guide. Learn what the changes outlined might mean for submitting WCMSAs to CMS.
On July 31st 2017, CMS released its most recent version of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Reference Guide—and there’s a lot to digest.
Opana ER will be voluntarily removed from the marketplace, per the announcement last week of manufacturer Endo International plc.
CMS recently released an updated Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal manual in conjunction with substantial changes to the portal.
Yesterday, CMS released a new Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal User Guide that now allows for re-reviews of WCMSA decisions.
The fight against opioids continues, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced they want painkiller Opana ER off the market. If removed, learn how it…
With prescription prices increasing every day, it's harder than ever to contain costs. That's why we put together three easy ways to reduce WCMSA costs.
Zero WCMSA submissions are getting mired in a cycle of CMS development letters & submissions as the WCRC gets more meticulous about submitted pay histories.
On March 8, CMS announced that beginning April 1, it will use the new 2012 CDC Life Table to calculate life expectancy in Medicare Set-Asides.
It’s clear there will be no shortage of Medicare Secondary Payer developments to keep an eye on this year. Here’s an outline of MSP events to watch in 2017.
CMS moved forward with requests for proposals regarding the WCRC contract by releasing a full solicitation notice before the holidays.
The last half-dozen years have seen Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance evolve, with the most recent example being its change in focus from mandatory insurer…
From the moment CMS proposed changes to the process, we outlined why we strongly believe that the workers' compensation industry should not stand idly.
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