Medicare Set-Asides

Tower MSA Partners’ Vice President of IT, Jesse Shade Accepted into Forbes Technology Council | Malvern Daily Record | 6/17/2020

… president of information technology for Tower MSA Partners, as a member of its invitation-only community of senior technology executives. Tower is a leading, technology-driven provider of Medicare Secondary Payer compliance services, including Medicare Set-Asides . Criteria for acceptance in the Council include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics as well as professional achievements and honors. “We are honored to welcome Jesse into the community,” said …

Tower MSA Partners’ Vice President of IT, Jesse Shade Accepted into Forbes Technology Council - Business Wire | 6/17/2020

… president of information technology for Tower MSA Partners, as a member of its invitation-only community of senior technology executives. Tower is a leading, technology-driven provider of Medicare Secondary Payer compliance services, including Medicare Set-Asides . Criteria for acceptance in the Council include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics as well as professional achievements and honors. “We are honored to welcome Jesse into the community,” said …

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New Life Tables for Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Asides | 3/19/2020

Administration Testimonials “Our agency retains NuQuest for the majority of our interactions with Medicare. I have worked with Theresa on different cases over the last six years. She is professional, responsive and always willing to help resolve matters. Theresa oftentimes responds to very time-sensitive matters and helped me to meet important deadlines. She also does so in the most pleasant manner. Please know that I am very appreciative of …

CMS’s Revised Consent to Release Form Becomes Mandatory April 1 | 3/18/2020

Stay up to date on the exciting events that happen with Tower MSA and our industry. 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 …

Workers comp is A) doing great, or B) a big problem | 11/20/2019

… to trend down, medical costs are flat. The very things that make payers happy have the opposite effect on service companies. For most entities involved in medical management, pharmacy management, investigations, technology, claims systems, Medicare Set-Asides , and litigation defense the drop in frequency and flat medical costs are unwelcome news. The trickle-down effects of this dichotomy are many and varied. There is little-to-no pressure to revise …

Tower MSA Partners Dan Anders and CPC Logistics Anne Alabach will present “Achieving Great Outcomes with your MSA Vendor” at NWCDC | Benzinga | 10/8/2019

Some employers, carriers and other payers think Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are all pretty much the same, a commodity. A company calculates future medical expenses and sends a report with an allocation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and there’s not much to be done about it. CPC Logistics’ Workers’ Compensation Department Manager Anne Alabach and Tower MSA Partners Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders will refute that …

Tower MSA Partners Dan Anders and CPC Logistics Anne Alabach will present “Achieving Great Outcomes with your MSA Vendor” at NWCDC | Malvern Daily Record | 10/8/2019

Some employers, carriers and other payers think Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are all pretty much the same, a commodity. A company calculates future medical expenses and sends a report with an allocation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and there’s not much to be done about it. CPC Logistics’ Workers’ Compensation Department Manager Anne Alabach and Tower MSA Partners Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders will refute that …

The Interplay between Medicare and Medicaid for Injured Workers | 10/7/2019

… dual eligible” meaning they qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare. In certain cases, a Medicare Set-Aside/Special Needs Trust or Pooled Trust Sub-Account may be necessary to preserve the claimant’s dual eligibility. Medicare Set-Asides are a device used to preserve future Medicare eligibility. A Special Needs Trust or Pooled Special Needs Trust is appropriate for claimants receiving Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) and/or Medicaid benefits. Federal law …

North Carolina Woman-Owned Company Announces Huge Growth for FIG Services, Inc. | 5/11/2019

… their expansion and growth. This 17 year old company has become an internationally recognized educational and service provider in the specialty fields of Nurse Life Care Planning, Life Care Planning, Medical Cost Projections, and Medicare Set-Asides .Mrs. Shelene Giles, CEO of FIG Services, is taking the opportunity to formally welcome her new directors and managers. FIG Services, Inc. brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that complement the industry because …

Lombardi Associates Continues Nationwide Expansion | PRWeb | 4/25/2019

… Owned Business, was founded by Tracey Lombardi, RN-BC, BA, CCM, CNLC, CNLCP, MSCC in 2005 to provide Professional Case Management, Legal Nursing Consulting, File Review, Medical Cost Projections, Life Care Planning/Review and Medicare Set-Asides

Tower MSA Partners’ New Webinar Examines Metrics and MSA Provider Relationship | Business Wire | 4/17/2019

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.- Workers’ compensation payers use metrics for predictive modeling, to identify opioid overuse, and measure the effectiveness of all kinds of programs. However, few understand how to measure the performance of their Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) and Medicare Set-Asides (MSA) programs and use this information to reverse engineer improvements in claims management. Tower MSA Partners’ President Rita Wilson and Chief Compliance Officer Daniel Anders will discuss this …

Despite the Risks, Most WCMSA Plans Include Funds for Long-Term Opioid Use | Business Wire | 10/30/2017

… reserves for sedative-hypnotics, and nearly 5% had allocations for sedative-hypnotics, muscle relaxants, and opioids. Additional details from the study are available in a CWCI Report to the Industry, “Opioids in Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Asides .” CWCI members and subscribers can access the report at www.cwci.org and others can purchase it at the Store . Contacts California Workers’ Compensation Institute Bob Young, 510-251-9470 …

Medicaid

Get Measurably Better Results with Tower MSA Partners | 10/28/2019

Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are all pretty much the same, a commodity. A company calculates future medical expenses and sends a report with an allocation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and there’s not much to be done about it. That just isn’t true. There are many ways to reduce allocation amounts while protecting Medicare and ensuring appropriate care for injured workers. And, some MSA companies are …

The Interplay between Medicare and Medicaid for Injured Workers | 10/7/2019

Legal Public Assistance 5 min read The Interplay between Medicare and Medicaid for Injured Workers Oct 7, 2019 By Jason D. Lazarus, Esq. This blog post will discuss dual eligibility for injured workers. It will … Account may be necessary to preserve the claimant’s dual eligibility. Medicare Set-Asides are a device used to preserve future Medicare eligibility. A Special Needs Trust or Pooled Special Needs Trust is appropriate for claimants …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Tower MSA Partners Dan Anders and CPC Logistics Anne Alabach will present “Achieving Great Outcomes with your MSA Vendor” at NWCDC | Benzinga | 10/8/2019

Some employers, carriers and other payers think Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are all pretty much the same, a commodity. A company calculates future medical expenses and sends a report with an allocation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and there’s not much to be done about it. CPC Logistics’ Workers’ Compensation Department Manager Anne Alabach and Tower MSA Partners Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders will refute that …

Tower MSA Partners Dan Anders and CPC Logistics Anne Alabach will present “Achieving Great Outcomes with your MSA Vendor” at NWCDC | Malvern Daily Record | 10/8/2019

Some employers, carriers and other payers think Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are all pretty much the same, a commodity. A company calculates future medical expenses and sends a report with an allocation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and there’s not much to be done about it. CPC Logistics’ Workers’ Compensation Department Manager Anne Alabach and Tower MSA Partners Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders will refute that …