New Rated Age Policy Memorandum Released by CMS

New Rated Age Policy Memorandum Released by CMSOn June 8, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a policy memorandum regarding Rated Age (RA) language inclusion in Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (WCMSA) by submitters. The memo clarifies initial instructions regarding RA language outlined in a prior memorandum dated May 14, 2010, which required the following all-encompassing exact statement by submitters in regard to RAs:

“Our organization certifies that all rated ages obtained on the claimant, at any time during that individual claimant’s lifetime, have been included as part of this submission to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.”

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