CMS Approves Significant Number of Backlogged MSAs

PMSI has been notified that CMS has reviewed and processed a significant amount of backlogged WCMSAs.   The following e-mail appears to have been sent by CMS today to PMSI and other submitters of WCMSAs: Subject: Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside (WCMSA) cases have been approved The attached list of Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside (WCMSA) cases have … Read moreCMS Approves Significant Number of Backlogged MSAs

New WCRC Vendor Taking Over 7/2/12

It appears that the new WCRC vendor, Provider Resources, Inc., will be taking over the review of all WCMSA submissions beginning July 2, 2012. A message was recently posted to the WCMSAP confirming the following: Effective July 2, 2012, please contact the WCRC, regarding Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside (WCMSA) proposals submitted to CMS for review, … Read moreNew WCRC Vendor Taking Over 7/2/12

Protest Delays Transition to New WCRC

Over the past year CMS has been seeking a new and qualified vendor through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to take on the role of the Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC). On June 16, 2011, CMS awarded Provider Resources, Inc. with the WCRC contract effective July 1, 2011. However, the transition will be delayed … Read moreProtest Delays Transition to New WCRC