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Medicare Set Aside News - CMS Announces Workers Compensation Review Contractor

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced that their new MSA Approval contractor commenced working July 2, 2012.

The new Workers' Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC) for Medicare Set Asides (MSAs) has commenced their work on July 2, 2012. Provider Resources, Inc. will now be the designated contractor for approval of all MSAs. The new phone number is 1-(855) 280-3550. Within the statement of work outlined by CMS, the company will act in the primary role of the CMS Workers' Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC). The company will be acting as an impartial entity, evaluate Workers Compensation Medical Set Aside (WCMSA) proposals, and independently project the future medical costs related to the Workers' Compensation injury, illness, or disease. We are looking forward to working with Provider Resources to improve and enhance the Medicare Set Aside approval times for our clients.

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