Medicare is not responsible for paying a beneficiary's medical expenses for a personal injury when payment “has been made or can reasonably be expected to be made under a workers’ compensation plan, an automobile or liability insurance policy or plan (including a self-insured plan), or under no-fault insurance.”
Latest Medicare Set Aside News
MSA News - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Releases an Updated MMSEA Section 111 User Guide
CMS’s Version 4.3 of the User Guide encompasses the most changes to date as compared to all prior versions since the inception. Medicare provides several downloadable files to keep up with all of the recent changes.
MSA News - The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Reschedules Hydrocodone Combination Products (HCPs)
On Friday, August 22nd the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published in the Federal Register the Final Rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to the more-restrictive Schedule II status.