Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 17
  • Jun
  • 2010

CMS New Policy Changes Announced in May 2010 Memo

CMS’ new policy memorandum addresses the separate issues of (a) off label and/or unlabeled outpatient drug uses and (b) rated ages in relation to the agency’s Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) program. 


Through the May Memo, CMS sets forth new guidelines regarding when off label and/or unlabeled drugs are covered by Medicare Part D and, thus, includable as part of a workers’ compensation MSA proposal.  In addition, CMS has rescinded its previous rated age policy and announced that the MSA submitter will now need to include very specific rated age “certification statement."

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