Medicare Set Asides 101: The Top 10 MSA Mistakes to Avoid

Upon settling your workers’ compensation or liability claim, you learned that a Medicare Set Aside was prepared to cover your future medical expenses. Medicare Set Asides (MSA’s) are a critical component of many settlements. After settlement, the injured party must spend, track and report - in other words, “administer”, the MSA according to careful guidelines provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).