CMS has issued an updated Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide. The updated Guide can be found here; however, I have noted the updates below.
CMS has added a section regarding deference to hearings on the merits of a case:
Section 4.1.4: Hearing on the Merits of a Case: When a state WC judge approves a WC settlement after a hearing on the merits, Medicare generally will accept the terms of the settlement, unless the settlement does not ...
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