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.
The Arkansas Legislature quickly moved a relatively unknown bill addressing workers’ comp settlements in the final days of its 2017 legislative session.
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.
The dust is still swirling around the Liability Medicare Set-Aside (LMSA) issue, but a few areas clearly show Medicare’s plan and intended next steps.
CMS has issued a Change Request (CR-9893) to update it's Common Working File regarding both Liability and No-Fault Medicare Set-Aside arrangements.
Shawn Deane, vice president of Medicare / Medicaid compliance and policy, has been elected president of the National Alliance for Medicare Set-Aside Professionals.
CMS moved forward with requests for proposals regarding the WCRC contract by releasing a full solicitation notice before the holidays.
Foreshadowing a major change to Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Wednesday, December 21.
From the moment CMS proposed changes to the process, we outlined why we strongly believe that the workers' compensation industry should not stand idly.