MSP Compliance Blog

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

New Year Brings New Enhancements to the MSPRP

Posted on January 11, 2019 by Tower MSA

Over the past year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been enhancing its web-based Medicare Secondary Recovery Portal (MSPRP) which has improved its usefulness in identifying and resolving Medicare conditional payments. CMS’s latest improvement, effective January 5,…

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Simple Cost Savings with a Structured MSA Premier Webinar

Posted on December 27, 2018 by Tower MSA

Wednesday, January 23, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET One of the simplest ways to lower the cost of settlement is through a structured Medicare Set-Aside. Not only does this reduce the employer or insurer’s cost of funding the MSA, it…

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Updated CMS Reference and User Guides Reveal Minor Changes

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Daniel Anders

On 10/1/2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released updates to the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide, the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) User Guide and the MMSEA Section 111 Medicare Secondary Payer Mandatory Reporting…

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Posted on August 14, 2018 by Daniel Anders

Tower MSA Partners brings you WCI-TV, the televised coverage of the WCI Conference (Aug. 19-22). Be sure to tune into WCI-TV in the conference hall or your hotel or while shuttling back and forth for insights on the topic of…

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Enhancements to MSPRP Improve Conditional Payment Processes

Posted on July 27, 2018 by Daniel Anders

Since its introduction six years ago, the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal (MSPRP) has increasingly become more reliable and useful in communicating to and receiving information from the Medicare conditional payment recovery contractors (BCRC and CRC).  Earlier this month, a…

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