PLOTTING A COMPLIANCE COURSE
What to Consider When Determining Whether or Not to Submit an MSA to CMS
By: Heather Sanderson and Claire Muselman
For Workers Compensation Medicare Set-Asides (WCMSA), there is no requirement that they be submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for approval, although it is common for settling parties to do so. What are the benefits of not submitting a WCMSA to CMS, and when does it make sense to take that course of action?