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WCRC RFP Due Date Revised, Again.

CMS, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Medicare Set-Asides on February 10, 2017
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

CMS just issued an additional amendment to the RFP for the WCMSA review contractor. The amendment published additional responses to questions by offerors, and also a change in the due date for proposals to 10:00 am February 15, 2017. The amendment to the solicitation can be found here. Stay tuned for more details. Continue

Is an MSA Technically a Trust?

Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Medicare Set-Asides, MSA Administration, MSP News on November 17, 2016
Posted by Jennifer Jordan, JD, MSCC

In the early days of Medicare set-asides, we used to see the word “trust” thrown around quite freely. But from a legal perspective, the word trust carries very specific legal connotations that people didn’t want attached to MSAs, so little by little we saw the use of the word disappear. If professionally administered, you will […] Continue

The Latest News Regarding Total Joint Replacement Procedures

CMS, Comprehensive Care For Joint Replacements, Outpatient Total Joint Replacement on July 13, 2015
Posted by Erin O'Neill, PA-C, JD

Hip Knee Replacement Patients Leave Hospital Within Hours of Surgery  Cutting-Edge Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Program Helps Coastal Orthopedics Patients Heal Faster Articles, similar to the two noted in the links above, are beginning to appear in newspapers and journals across the country. Orthopedic surgeons are breaking new ground by performing total knee and total […] Continue