CMS Releases New WCMSA Reference Guide (Version 3.2)

By Sid Wong and Brian Cowan The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released its latest version of the WCMSA Reference Guide (Version 3.2, October 5, 2020). This new guide replaces the WCMSA Reference guide version 3.1 (May 11, 2020).  Updates...

Medicare Conditional Payment Update: Recent court opinions enforce the notion that failure to satisfy traditional Medicare & Medicare Advantage Plan Conditional Payments subjects primary payers to unwinding of settlements and double damages

Earlier this year, we reported on several filings by MSP Recovery LLC which involved class action lawsuits against large insurance carriers/primary payers for double damages pursuant to the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) private cause of action. These lawsuits,...