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Additional Updates to the WCMSA Reference Guide

CMS, ICD-10, Medicare Set-Aside Blog on April 18, 2016
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

An updated and revised WCMSA reference guide was just issued today.  The revised guide, version 2.5, can be found here. The revised WCMSA reference guide has two minor updates, both of which CMS has been addressing in the past couple of months, and which we have discussed here on our blog.  The first update piggybacks […] Continue

CMS to Begin Utilizing 2011 Life Table

CMS, ICD-10, ICD-10, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MEDVAL News, MSP News on March 30, 2016
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

CMS has yet to issue a notification or alert regarding use of an updated life table.  However, the CMS WCMSA web portal, where we upload our CMS submissions, has alerted authorized web portal users that as of March 31, 2016, CMS will begin referencing CDC’s Table 1: Life table for the total population: United States, […] Continue