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CMS is Hard at Work in Summer 2020

By |2020-07-06T13:04:13-04:00July 6th, 2020|CMS, CMS WCRC, CRC, Government, MSA|

Incoming Changes to WCMSA Activities Even in the face of the health and civic challenges the country is enduring, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintains its pursuit its institutional goal of keeping its constituents current with evolving standards. Recently, the CMS issued two new directives, one for MSA calculations and one for [...]

Medicare and the Workers’ Comp System

By |2019-11-01T12:55:32-04:00November 1st, 2019|CMS, CMS WCRC, MSA|

The Medicare and Medicaid systems are fundamental sources for healthcare services for America's seniors and disabled people. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) runs the healthcare networks that span the country and provide medical services for millions of people. When Medicare-eligible people suffer injuries at work, CMS can only provide healthcare funding when [...]

Looking Ahead to 2018

By |2018-01-03T15:32:28-05:00January 3rd, 2018|CMS, CMS WCRC, MSA, Review Process|

On October 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was scheduled to stop paying for health care services that should, instead, be covered by parties deemed responsible for those damages pursuant to liability and no-fault insurance cases. In early 2017, the agency had announced that Medicare-beneficiary claimants in both liability and no-fault [...]

Meet the Newest CMS WCRC Contractor

By |2017-10-31T14:20:14-04:00October 31st, 2017|CMS WCRC, MSA, Review Process|

There is a new Worker's Compensation Recovery Center WCRC contractor in place as of September 1, 2017. The new contractor is Capital Bridge LLC, headquartered in Arlington VA., which replaces Provider Resources Inc. (PRI). The contract award is notable for several reasons: It comes two months later than its announced date. Since early July, all [...]