CMS to Host a WCMSA Teleconference

CMS has announced that they will be hosting a WCMSA Teleconference on April 11, 2013 from 2:30-4:30 PM EST. The notice states the following:

What’s New

April 1, 2013

Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) Town Hall Event

The CMS will be hosting a WCMSA teleconference on April 11, 2013. This event will provide stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about the Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC), and discuss procedural matters that are not case specific.

In an effort to address as many topics as possible, CMS is requesting stakeholders to submit non-case specific questions they would like to have addressed during the teleconference to the CMS MSP Central mailbox* prior to the teleconference. CMS will review and categorize the questions submitted and attempt to answer as many questions as possible during the teleconference. There may also be an opportunity for the stakeholders to ask questions after the presentation.

Date of Teleconference:   April 11, 2013

Call-in time for all calls:    2:30-4:30p.m. EST

Call-in line:                      (800) 603-1774

Pass Code:                      WCRC

Questions for call:            Please submit to CMS*

Questions may be submitted beginning April 1, 2013 thru April 5, 2013 @ 3:30 p.m. EST.

All questions submitted for the teleconference to the email address shown above should clearly state in the subject line “WCRC April 11, 2013 Town Hall Teleconference.”  

Note: Questions submitted to the mailbox after the date and time noted above will not be considered.

PMSI encourages it subscribers to submit questions directly to CMS at the e-mail address listed above. We applaud CMS for holding this teleconference and are looking forward to receiving clarity from CMS on common industry questions and issues in WCMSAs.

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