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CMS Posts WCMSA Self-Administration Guidance

A new�WCMSA Self-Administration�page has been added to the�Workers Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement�section of�CMS.gov. The new page contains information for individuals who choose to self-administer their WCMSA accounts. Materials available on the new page include:

New Self-Administration Toolkit for WCMSAs�

Account Expenditure for Lump Sum Account (Attestation Letter)

Account Expenditure for Structured Annuity (Attestation Letter)

Transaction Record Sample

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