MSP Compliance Blog

Expert summary, analysis and recommendations on issues impacting Medicare Secondary Payer compliance.

Get Measurably Better Results with Tower MSA Partners

Posted on October 28, 2019 by Tower MSA

Some employers, carriers and other payers think Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are all pretty much the same, a commodity.  A company calculates future medical expenses and sends a report with an allocation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),…

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CMS Adds Electronic Submission Option for MSA Attestations

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Tower MSA

On October 7, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an updated Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Portal (WCMSAP) User Guide (Version 5.9) which adds the capability for both MSA self and professional administrators to electronically submit annual…

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What Does Generic Lyrica Mean for MSAs?

Posted on July 31, 2019 by Tower MSA

On July 19, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved multiple applications for the first generics of Lyrica (pregabalin). This follows the expiration of Pfizer’s patent on Lyrica at the end of June. The generic is expected to be…

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Work Comp Veteran Brian Gannon Joins Tower

Posted on July 19, 2019 by Tower MSA

Tower MSA Partners welcomes Brian J. Gannon, MBA, ARM as its new Senior Vice President of Business Development.  With more than 25 years of claims management and sales experience in workers’ compensation for such companies as Marsh, Healthcare Solutions, Broadspire,…

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