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CMS Recovery Thresholds Update

Posted by Genex on December 4, 2019

Keep current with new legislation and its potential effect on your organization. This regulatory update is for informational purposes only, and provides some key highlights on state initiatives that may impact the Medicare Set-Aside services Genex provides.

CMS Recovery Thresholds for Liability, No-Fault, and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Settlements to Remain the Same in 2020

CMS has announced that beginning January 1, 2020, the threshold for physical trauma-based liability insurance settlements will remain at $750. CMS will maintain the $750 threshold for no-fault insurance and workers’ compensation settlements, where the no-fault insurer or workers’ compensation entity does not otherwise have ongoing responsibly for medicals.

This means that entities are not required to report, and CMS will not seek recovery on settlements, as outlined above. Please note that the liability insurance (including self-insurance) threshold does not apply to settlements for alleged ingestion, implantation or exposure cases.

For more information/questions about 2020 Recovery Thresholds for Certain Liability Insurance, No-Fault Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Settlements, Judgments, Awards or to make a referral, please contact Genex MSA 1.888.GO.GENEX or msadirect@genexservices.com.

   

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