On December 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) “Re- Review” Process. Additionally, CMS has updated TPOC timelines and amounts for No Fault, Liability, and Workers' Compensation claims.
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In Williford v. N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, and N.C. Division of Medical Assistance (NC Ct. of Appeals, 11/15/16), the court found that the Medicare Set Aside (MSA) funds were not a “countable” resource for Medicaid eligibility.
On November 15, 2016 and December 12, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Technical Alert related to recovery thresholds for certain Liability Insurance, No-Fault Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Settlements, Judgments, Awards or other payments.