Leah Fusco

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What is Medicare Secondary Payer?

“Medicare Secondary Payer” (MSP) is the term used when Medicare is not the primary payer for medical care, meaning another group has the responsibility to pay before Medicare.

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New Update to WCMSA Reference Guide v.2.9

The new year brought a few new changes to the Workers' Compensation Medicare Set Aside Reference Guide. Below is the announcement of the updated CMS reference guide. The changes noted are:

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CMS Will Use 2015 Life Expectancy Table Next Year

CMS has issued an update that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin utilizing the CDC’s 2015 Life Expectancy Table on January 5, 2019. The purpose of the life table uses...

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CMS Updates Workers' Compensation MSA Reference Guide!

To begin the month of October, CMS issued an updated Workers' Compensation Medicare Set Aside Reference Guide (WCMSA), v. 2.8.

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What's Next for Liability MSAs?

*Disclaimer: As of August 20, 2018, NAMSAP released a bulletin stating that the information from the original meeting is intended to be speculation. NAMSAP asks to keep in mind that everything is...

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CMS Has Updated WCMSA Self-Administration Toolkit v.1.2

You may be familiar with the 31-page guide to self-administration that The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provide for injured parties. This has recently been updated with a few...

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Updates to CMS Reference Guide

There are two new updates to the Workers' Compensation Medicare Set Aside Reference Guide! To read the full guide, you can click the button at the end of the post. 

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NCCI Report Recap: How Professional Administration...

A new research brief on MSAs and Workers’ Compensation by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) reveals significant opportunities to help injured parties, especially through use...

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CMS Announces New Workers' Compensation Review...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced there is a new Workers' Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC). 

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