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Bi-partisan “Comp Act” introduced to Clarify Application of MSP

By |2019-08-29T03:01:08+00:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Workers' Compensation, Workers' Compensation Archive|

On August 2, 2019, Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Representative George Holding (R-NC) introduced the COMP Act (HR 4161) to clarify the application of Medicare Secondary Payer provisions to Workers’ Compensation. The bill has broad based support from injured worker representatives and workers’ compensation payers seeking to clarify the application of MSP to Workers’ Compensation settlements. [...]

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Senators Portman and Nelson Introduce WCMSA Reform Legislation S 3079

By |2018-06-20T02:37:02+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Workers' Compensation, Workers' Compensation Archive|

On June 18, 2018 Senators Portman (R-OH) and Nelson (D-FL) introduced legislation (S 3079)  to provide specific statutory guidance to CMS in its review of Workers’ Compensation Set Aside determinations. The bill is the product of discussions with representatives of all the primary stakeholders in the workers’ compensation system, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and congressional [...]

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Congress Enacts Enhanced Veterans Administration Authority Impacting Workers Compensation/Insurance

By |2016-09-29T17:08:15+00:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Workers' Compensation, Workers' Compensation Archive|Tags: , , |

On September 28, 2016, The US Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) to provide appropriation authority so that the federal government could pay its bills after September 30th. The President is expected to sign the CR. The legislation includes a number of permanent provisions including a provision that prohibits the Veterans Administration from paying for medical [...]

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