by John Darer CLU ChFC CSSC RSP
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), seeking public comment concerning Medicare Set Aside Arrangements and protecting Medicare's interest with respoect to claims in "automobile and liability insurance (including self-insurance), no-fault insurance, and workers' compensation when future medical care is claimed or the settlement, judgment, award, or other payment releases (or has the effect of releasing) claims for future medical care.". A copy of the ANPRM can be found here.
In this video, New York/Connecticut Registered Settlement Planner John Darer of 4structures.com, LLC and MSA compliance consultant Thomas Spratt, Senior Vice-President Technical Operations of Denver's Protocol's LLC discuss the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and what's coming next.
Watch John Darer's February 2010 podcast on Structured Medicare Set Aside Arrangements (Structured MSA)
Copy of April 25, 2006 CMS memorandum detailing how annuities may be used to fund the Workers Compensation MSA cases (WCMSA).