The Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal (WCMSAP) allows electronic submission of Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (WCMSAs). The WCMSAP is the recommended method for submitting a WCMSA for review since it is more efficient than mailing this information. For an overview of WCMSAs and the review process, please review the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements and the WCMSA Submission pages.
Attorneys, Medicare beneficiaries, claimants, insurance carriers, and WCMSA vendors may use the WCMSAP to enter WCMSA case information directly. Registration is required to use the WCMSAP. Please see the section titled “How to Access the WCMSAP and User Documentation” and the “WCMSAP Training Materials” sections below for additional information and assistance.
WCMSAP Features & Benefits:
The WCMSAP provides you with the following features and related benefits:
- Enter WCMSA information and upload relevant documentation.
- Receive immediate confirmation of successful WCMSA submission.
- View WCMSA submission and status.
- Receive notification of submission issues or errors.
- Add or replace missing/incorrect documentation, as requested.
- Upload account transaction files for WCMSAs.
- Download response files for each submitted file.
- Reconcile WCMSA balances with current balance stored on the WCMSAP.
- Submit Annual Attestation information.
- Request a re-review of your WCMSA if you believe the recommended value is the result of an error.
- Note: A re-review request is only allowed under specific circumstances. These circumstances are explained in the WCMSA Reference Guide which is available in the Downloads section of the WCMSA page.
How to Access the WCMSAP and User Documentation
The WCMSAP application can be accessed at: https://www.cob.cms.hhs.gov/WCMSA/login. For more information on how to register and use this application, please see the WCMSAP User Manual which is available under the ‘Reference Material’ menu option of the WCMSAP application. It should be used in unison with the other reference materials that can be accessed from the “Help About This Page” link which is available on each WCMSAP page.
Beneficiaries can also access the WCMSAP through the MyMedicare.Gov Web site. Login to your MyMedicare account via the MyMedicare.gov Web site. After a successful login, click the MSA (Medicare Set Aside) tab to view your list of WCMSA cases. From there, click a Case ID link to access the Case Documentation page, which displays all submitted documents associated to that case.
WCMSAP Training Materials
CMS has made available a curriculum of computer-based training (CBT) courses for WCMSAP users. These courses provide in-depth training on WCMSAP registration and use of the WCMSAP. You can access these CBTs from the Dynamic List located on the bottom of this page. Please see the WCMSAP Curriculum document for a complete listing of the courses and their descriptions. If you have any questions or feedback on this material, please click the Training Feedback link.
For assistance with WCMSAP Issues
Contact the EDI Department at 1-646-458-6740 for issues related to the WCMSAP (e.g., password resets, or the status of your WCMSAP account registration).
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|01||WCMSAP Curriculum||A listing of WCMSAP courses and their descriptions.|
|02||Webinar Presentation (August 10, 2011)||In this webinar presentation dated August 10, 2011, the following topics were reviewed: the current WCMSA proposal submission process, the new submission process on the WCMSAP and an overview on the WCMSAP screens that will be used to enter and submit a WCMSA proposal.|
|03||Webinar Q&A Session||This documents contains responses to the questions asked during the Question and Answer session following the WCMSAP Webinar presentation held on August 10, 2011.|
|04||Benefits of Using the WCMSA Web Portal||This document explains the benefits of using the WCMSA Web Portal and provides the basic system requirements.|
|05||Registration Process - Corporate User||Demonstrates how to complete the Account Setup, including establishing an account and a login ID and password. This course will also describe the next steps to follow once the Account Setup has been submitted. Note: This course is intended for corporate WCMSAP account users. A corporate account indicates that the submitter is a corporate entity with an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and will be regularly submitting WCMSA requests.|
|06||Account Setup - Corporate User
||Demonstrates how to complete the Account Setup, including establishing an account and a login ID and password. This course will also describe the next steps to follow once the Account Setup has been submitted. Note: This course is intended for corporate WCMSAP account users. A corporate account indicates that the submitter is a corporate entity with an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and will be regularly submitting WCMSA requests.|
|07||Registration Process - Representative User||Provides instruction on how to complete a Representative Account registration on the WCMSAP and the steps to follow once the registration has been submitted.|
|08||Account Setup - Representative User||Demonstrates how to complete the Account Setup, including establishing an account and a login ID and password. Describes the next steps to follow once the Account Setup has been submitted. Note: This module is intended for those entities who will register for a representative account. A representative account indicates that the submitter is registering as a non-corporate entity with no Employer Identification Number (EIN), but will be submitting multiple WCMSA requests.|
|09||Registration Process - Self Submitter||Provides instruction on how to complete a self-submitter registration on the WCMSAP and the steps to follow once the registration has been submitted.|
|10||Account Setup - Self Submitter||Demonstrates how to complete the Account Setup, including establishing an account and a login ID and password. This course will also describe the next steps to follow after the Account Setup has been submitted.|