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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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Business Insurance Article on CAT Claims Features Dan Anders

Posted on May 8, 2019 by Tower MSA

Business Insurance’s Angela Childers turned to Tower’s Dan Anders for insight into how claims become catastrophic. Brand-name medications, opioids and the meds required to treat their side effects, and ineffective initial treatment are among the causes he cites. Payers can…

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Tower’s Average MSA Amount Dropped by 13%

Posted on May 3, 2019 by Tower MSA

Dan Anders shared Tower’s experience on a possible trend to shift drug spend to ancillary services and alternative treatment (like acupuncture) and any effect on MSAs with WorkCompCentral’s Elaine Goodman. While another company said its average MSA amount was up…

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Coming Soon: CMS Portal for Full or Partial Demand Payments

Posted on March 20, 2019 by Tower MSA

Our Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders discusses how the Medicare Secondary Payment Recovery Portal’s e-payment option works and its potential benefits and drawbacks in this workerscompensation.com article. Scheduled to go live on April 1, the portal allows full or partial…

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Medicare for All – WorkCompCentral Story Featuring Dan Anders

Posted on March 11, 2019 by Tower MSA

“Medicare for All” is a big news story these days. WorkCompCentral’s William Rabb interviewed our Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders for this in-depth examination of how universal health care could affect workers’ compensation. (Subscription required.)   Read it Here.

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Tower MSA Partners’ Dan Anders Elected Treasurer of NAMSAP

Posted on February 27, 2019 by Tower MSA

Daniel M. Anders, JD, MSCC, the Chief Compliance Officer for Tower MSA Partners, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Alliance of Medicare Set Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) and will serve on its executive committee as treasurer…

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Tower MSA Partners Launches Quarterly Webinar Series

Posted on January 18, 2019 by Tower MSA

Tower MSA Partners is launching a free, quarterly webinar series to help payers become more proficient in settling workers’ compensation claims, Medicare Secondary Payer compliance and Medicare Set-Asides. The first webinar on January 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern features a…

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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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