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Workers’ Compensation Claims and Medicare Set-asides: To Submit or Not Submit

Recently, CMS updated the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside User Guide by issuing amended guidelines regarding non-submit Medicare Set-asides. The initial announcement caused quite a stir, as CMS indicated that it would disregard all MSAs not submitted for CMS approval and require exhaustion of claimants’ entire settlement proceeds before CMS would pay any injury-related expenses. During this webinar, attorney Melisa C. Zwilling will explain the formal, final guidance that was issued regarding non-submits and cover the options available to show consideration and protection of Medicare’s interests in appropriate workers’ compensation settlements.

Department of Insurance continuing education credit is approved for this webinar for the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IA, LA, MS, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, RI, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI, and WY.

Applications for credit are pending in the states of AR, IN, KY, NH, NJ, OH, OK and PA.

Date: June 21, 2022

Time: 1:00 CST


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