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Premier Webinar: WC Settlements in Light of CMS Policy on Non-Submit MSAs

Posted on January 25, 2022 by Tower MSA Partners

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recent policy statement which considers non-submit/evidence-based MSAs “as a potential attempt to shift financial burden” to Medicare left many questions in its wake (See CMS: Non-Submit MSAs Potentially Shift Costs to Medicare). …

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CMS: Non-Submit MSAs Potentially Shift Costs to Medicare

Posted on January 13, 2022 by Daniel Anders

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ updated Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Reference Guide (Version 3.5) has a new section on the use of “Non-CMS Approved Products to Address Future Medical” that says CMS views non-submit/evidence-based MSAs “as a potential…

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CMS Releases Updated Section 111 NGHP User Guide

Posted on December 28, 2021 by Daniel Anders

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released Version 6.6 of its Section 111 NGHP User Guide.  Below is a summary of the notable updates and practical implications. Funding Delayed Beyond TPOC Start Date Field Last month we…

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A Holiday Wish from Tower MSA Partners

Posted on December 22, 2021 by Tower MSA Partners

Earlier this year Tower MSA Partners celebrated its 10th anniversary. As 2021 comes to a close we again thank you, our client partners, for your support and loyalty, some for all of those 10 years and some for only the past few…

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How Did Workers’ Comp Execs Fare During COVID-19?

Posted on December 10, 2021 by Tower MSA Partners

What changed professionally for risk managers and claims professionals during the pandemic? Did temporary policies become permanent? Tune to WCI-TV to find out. Tower has been the exclusive sponsor of WCI-TV since its inception. “Instead of commercials for our Medicare…

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CMS Alerts Remind RREs to Accurately Report Section 111 Data

Posted on November 22, 2021 by Daniel Anders

Over the past month the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued two alerts reminding Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs) to make sure data reported through the Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting process is accurate and updated. This appears to be…

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The PAID Act: Implementation and Implications for Claims Handling

Posted on October 15, 2021 by Daniel Anders

Thanks to the Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act effective December 11, 2021, payers will have access to Medicare beneficiary enrollment status in Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage [MA]) plans or Part D (prescription drug) plans. Enrollment information will be…

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