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Forbes Technology Council Welcomes Tower’s Jesse Shade

Posted on June 24, 2020 by Tower MSA

Tower’s Vice President of Technology Jesse Shade has joined Forbes Technology Council, a prestigious invitation-only forum of senior CIOs, CTOs, and technology execs.  Members collaborate to help solve daily business challenges—like cybersecurity threats—and share insights in Forbes.com articles. Read more…

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Dan Anders Weighs in on Legacy Comp Claim Closures

Posted on June 8, 2020 by Tower MSA

Business Insurance’s Louise Esola wrote an interesting article on an unexpected side effect of the coronavirus.  Injured workers who previously rejected settlement offers are rethinking their decisions.  When researching the story, Esola contacted our Chief Compliance Officer, Dan Anders, who…

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Best Practices for Cybersecurity

Posted on May 26, 2020 by Tower MSA

Did you know that personal health information (PHI) is more valuable on the black market than financial data?  This makes workers’ comp organizations very attractive targets for cyber criminals. “Payers and other workers’ compensation organizations need to guard this sensitive…

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Federal Court Rules on Plaintiff Refusal to Provide SSN

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Tower MSA

A federal magistrate judge got a full education in Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting when a plaintiff refused to provide his Social Security Number (SSN) in a liability settlement with the State of Rhode Island. The April 27, 2020 Rhode…

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The Penalties are Coming

Posted on April 6, 2020 by Tower MSA

The Penalties Are Coming With COVID-19, it’s understandable if Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) have slipped your mind.  CMS has proposed stiff penalties—up to $1,000 per day per claimant—for incorrect MSP reporting or failure to report. (Our Chief Compliance Officer Dan…

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CMS’s Revised Consent to Release Form Becomes Mandatory April 1

Posted on March 18, 2020 by Tower MSA

As of April 1, 2020, submissions of Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Asides (WCMSAs) must include CMS’s revised Consent to Release form.  The form indicates that the need and process for the WCMSA have been explained to the injured worker, and that…

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Meloxicam’s Price Drop – Good News for MSAs

Posted on March 16, 2020 by Tower MSA

Our Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders’ blog post on the huge price drop of Meloxicam prompted a WorkCompCentral article, quoting Dan.  Previously priced at $4.25 per pill for 15 milligrams, it’s now 5 cents per pill.  Over a 20-year life…

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