U.S. District Court Declares CMS Practice of Over-Inclusive Reimbursement Demands to be Unlawful, but Withholds Injunction

Earlier this year, Tower MSA summarized the California Insurance Guarantee Association’s (CIGA) case challenging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) practice of claiming conditional payment reimbursement on a charge which includes mixed diagnosis codes.  Mixed diagnosis codes result in the charge including both treatment related and unrelated to the workers’ compensation injury.  See […]...Read more

Why is CMS Requesting Medical Records Which Are Not in My File and How Do I Respond?

Tower MSA understands the frustration when following submission of a Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) shortly thereafter you receive a request for additional medical records and prescription history which you thought was already provided! Indeed, in most cases you have provided all the relevant documents from […]...Read more

Selecting the Right MSP Compliance Service Provider

Please take a moment to read Michael Stack’s article outlining qualities needed in an MSP compliance partner. MSP compliance is complicated and penalties can be high. There are a lot of components – Section 111 reporting, Conditional Payments, medical and pharmaceutical interventions, legal interventions, and MSA preparation. Typically these various activities are handled in silos, […]...Read more

National Alliance for Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) Names Tower MSA CEO Rita Wilson To Board

Elmhurst, IL, January 26, 2016: On Thursday, January 21, 2015, the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Medicare Set-Aside Professionals elected the following officers for the 2016 year: President: Gary Patureau, CMSP, CWCP – Executive Director/COO of the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) Vice President: Shawn Deane, JD, MEd, MSCC, CMSP – […]...Read more

Growing Press Surrounds Tower MSA’s Groundbreaking MSP Automation Suite

An article today posted by Yahoo! Finance discusses the new MSP Automation Suite by Tower MSA. The article cited the groundbreaking and sophisticated technology developed by Tower MSA that drives the MSP process. Describing the MSP Automation Suite: “The sophisticated technology drives all the processes Tower has perfected to proactively manage Section 111 Mandatory Insurer […]...Read more

Tower MSA Partners’ Kristine Wilson Will Participate on the MSP/MSA Compliance Panel at California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference

Wilson will discuss CMS changes to conditional payments and other compliance issues DELRAY BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kristine Wilson, COO and senior legal counsel for Tower MSA Partners, will speak at the California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference. Tower MSA Partners provides Medicare Set-Aside compliance services nationally and specializes in reducing medical and pharmacy costs on claims […]...Read more

Leading Innovation in Workers Compensation Education

Tower MSA Partners – First Sponsors of WCI-TV As the preparations begin for this week’s WCI – Workers Compensation Education Conference, Tower MSA Partners have yet again positioned themselves as leading innovators in the MSP compliance industry. This year Tower MSA Partners will serve as the first overall WCI-TV sponsors. WCI-TV is as an informational, […]...Read more

Anthony Segrich Promoted as Chief Technology Officer of Tower MSA Partners

Newly positioned as the Chief Technology Officer of Tower MSA Partners, Anthony Segrich will pilot all components of technology at Tower MSA. Segrich’s experience in the architecture of successful business process management systems serves as a huge asset for Tower’s commitment to innovative systems and practices. Anthony Segrich brings his history of consulting, designing and […]...Read more

Martin Petro Joins Tower MSA Partners

Petro delivers more than 20 years’ experience in business administration, utilization review, case management, and pharmaceutical management to the fast-growing Medicare secondary compliance and MSA company. “Martin’s clinical proficiency and business acumen, along with his MSA background, position him to run with our business model,” said Tower CEO Rita Wilson. Most recently Petro was general […]...Read more