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CMS to Host Webinar on CRC Appeals

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Tower MSA

This Thursday, September 24 at 1 p.m. ET the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a Commercial Repayment Center NGHP Applicable Plan appeals webinar.  According to the notice: CMS will be hosting a CRC NGHP Applicable…

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Learn from the MSP Experts at the NAMSAP Virtual Conference

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Tower MSA

The National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) is the leading educational organization on Medicare Secondary Payer compliance. Its annual conference, which is sponsored by Tower, brings together the best minds in the industry, including representatives from CMS and its…

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Welcome Craig Deneau, Our New SVP of Business Development

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Tower MSA

Tower MSA Partners is delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Deneau as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Craig joins Hany Abdelsayed and the rest of our sales team to deliver our measurably better MSP compliance and MSA services…

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New Section 111 Dashboard Can Help You Avoid Penalties

Posted on September 1, 2020 by Tower MSA

Tower MSA Partners has created an intuitive, easy-to-use dashboard to help you avoid CMS’s penalties for non-compliance with Section 111 reporting. Once in effect, the penalties can amount to up to $1,000 per day per claimant for things like failing…

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CMS: Indemnity Only Settlements are Not Reportable

Posted on September 1, 2020 by Tower MSA

During the Q & A portion of the recent Section 111 NGHP Webinar, CMS finally clarified a reporting question that had long plagued/confused workers’ compensation payers. Payers do not need to report indemnity only (no release of medicals) settlements through…

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Tower MSA Partners Receives SOC 2 Type I Attestation

Posted on August 21, 2020 by Tower MSA

Tower MSA Partners has completed its SOC 2 Type I audit. Performed by Kirkpatrick Price, this attestation provides evidence of Tower’s strong commitment to security and delivering high-quality services to its clients by demonstrating that it has the necessary internal…

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Towers’ VP of IT Jesse Shade on The Hot Seat

Posted on August 5, 2020 by Tower MSA

Jesse Shade, Tower’s Vice President of Information Technology, will be a panelist on the “Cybersecurity Threats: What You Can’t See Can Hurt You” webinar. Presented by WorkersCompensation.com as part of its The Hot Seat series, the free webinar starts at…

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Prepping for Penalties

Posted on August 3, 2020 by Tower MSA

WorkCompCentral.com covered Tower’s recent webinar “Avoiding the Medicare Mandatory Reporting Penalty” with Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders and VP of Information Technology Jesse Shade.  CMS has yet to respond to comments or finalize the regulation proposed in February, but its…

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Avoid Anticipated Medicare Mandatory Reporting Penalties

Posted on July 29, 2020 by Tower MSA

Nancy Grover of workerscompensation.com wrote an in-depth article on Tower MSA Partner’s “Avoiding Medicare Mandatory Reporting Penalties” webinar.  CMS is considering comments received to its proposed regulation that included penalties as high as $1,000 per day per claim. Final regs…

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Time for an MSA Do-over?

Posted on July 8, 2020 by Tower MSA

Michael Stack’s recent article in www.reduceyourworkerscomp.com points out that not every claim with a CMS-approved MSA settles on the first attempt. The piece describes one of CMS’s rare do-over opportunities, the Amended Review process.   In the past, once an MSA…

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