MSP Compliance Blog

Expert summary, analysis and recommendations on issues impacting Medicare Secondary Payer compliance.

What Gets Measured Gets Managed…. What’s Your Number?

Posted on October 12, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

In today’s digital environment, if you are an employer, carrier or TPA, you are likely inundated with data.  You get claims data, medical and pharmacy data, predictive analytics, benchmark performance data, claim reports, drug interaction, duplicate therapy and contraindication notices,…

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CMS to Host Webinar on CRC Appeals

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

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 Partners

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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New Section 111 Dashboard Can Help You Avoid Penalties

Posted on September 1, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

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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Tower MSA Partners Receives SOC 2 Type I Attestation

Posted on August 21, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

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 Partners

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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PREMIER WEBINAR: Avoiding the Medicare Mandatory Reporting Penalty

Posted on June 29, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

Under the threat of up to a $1,000 per-day, per-claim penalty, most insurers and self-insurers have implemented processes to ensure Medicare beneficiary claimants are reported to Medicare per Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007…

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WorkersCompensation.com’s Coverage of the Pharmacy/Legacy Claims Webinar

Posted on June 1, 2020 by Tower MSA Partners

“The older the claim, the higher the costs—especially for prescription drugs,” wrote WorkersCompensation.com’s Nancy Grover, in this excellent recap of A Prescription for Settling Legacy Claims webinar.  The May 19 webinar was presented by Dan Anders, Tower MSA Partners’ Chief…

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