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Christy Weir, RN, Joins Tower MSA Partners as Regional Vice President

Posted on July 18, 2012 by Rita Wilson

Tower MSA Partners is pleased to introduce Christy Weir as the newest addition to its national sales team for Medicare Secondary Payer services. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Christy will be responsible for both southeast regional and national accounts for Medicare Set Aside…

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Coming Soon – The Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal

Posted on May 17, 2012 by Tower MSA

A new online Self-Service Tool to help manage your Medicare recovery case. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is in the process of implementing a new web-based tool designed to assist in and accelerate the resolution of Liability…

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New Option to Self-Calculate Your Conditional Payment Amount

Posted on January 30, 2012 by Tower MSA

Just released from MSPRC (http://www.msprc.info/). On February 21, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement an option that allows certain Medicare beneficiaries to self-calculate Medicare’s final conditional payment amount prior to settlement. A full explanation, including…

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Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside Portal (WCMSAP)

Posted on November 29, 2011 by Tower MSA

Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside Portal   November 18, 2011 The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed its Pilot Testing of the Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-aside Portal (WCMSAP). The CMS will be conducting a Town Hall conference call…

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Top 10 Drugs Prescribed For Workers Compensation Claims

Posted on November 21, 2011 by Tower MSA

A recent study by NCCI Holdings, Inc. reports the top 10 most popular drugs prescribed for workers’ compensation claims. 1. OXYCONTIN® 2. LIDODERM® 3. HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 4. LYRICA® 5. CELEBREX® 6. GABAPENTIN 7. SKELAXIN® 8. CYMBALTA® 9. MELOXICAM 10. CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL…

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CMS Memoranda

Posted on October 17, 2011 by Tower MSA

October 4, 2011 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recently published its 2007 United States Life Tables. Effective October 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life table for…

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CMS will begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life table

Posted on October 17, 2011 by Tower MSA

October 4, 2011 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recently published its 2007 United States Life Tables. Effective October 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin referencing the CDC’s Table 1: Life table for…

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