About MSA-meds

MSA-meds is a special division of Alliance Medication Services, LLC (“AllianceMeds”), established to assist our post-settlement pharmacy customers in maintaining critical compliance with CMS guidelines for Medicare Set-aside Accounts. AllianceMeds (AllianceMeds.com) is a national mail order pharmacy, established in 2008 to provide uninterrupted medications to injured workers, even when medications are denied during the litigation process.

Our background in the legal aspects of Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury and Social Security cases, and our broad experience in each of the stages of the MSA process including submission of MSA proposals and negotiation of COBC lien issues makes us uniquely qualified to assist customers with the complexities and spending requirements of their MSA Accounts.

The staff of MSA-meds is well-versed in all aspects of Medicare Set-asides, including what treatment is covered by Medicare for each specific condition; MSA pricing methods and guidelines; and all the other exhaustive rules, regulations and reporting requirements for maintaining MSA compliance to avoid jeopardizing future Medicare eligibility.

The MSA-meds Team
Our professional MSA Account administration staff includes:

Colleen Fowler, J.D. is MSA-meds’ in-house attorney.  Colleen has been working with Medicare Set-aside Allocations since 2003. After graduating from Penn State and Dickinson Law School, she began representing injured workers in 1997 at a Pennsylvania injury law firm where she started writing and submitting MSAs for her clients. She then became a Medicare Set-aside Consultant Certified (MSCC) in 2006 and founded her own Medicare Set-aside company. Licensed to appear before the Supreme Court, Colleen is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the National Association for Medicare Set-aside Professionals (NAMSAP), and the Workers Injury & Law Advocacy Group (WILG).

Susanne Mickatavage brings 16 years of experience in helping injured workers, having worked in an injury law firm and MSA Company. Sue is in charge of day-to day operations and supervises the customer service department. Her expertise also includes solving worker’s comp medication issues for clients, coordinating with physicians for medication compliance with MSA provisions, and pharmacy interface.

Andre Hinchman  has been involved with providing injured workers their medications since 2002. His background includes positions working with electronic financial transactions with First Data Corp. and Wells Fargo Bank, and work as an investment advisor early in his career. Andre is on the board of the BucksMont Pharmacists Association. He is also a member of Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association and NAMSAP - the National Association of Medicare Set-aside Professionals.

Carolyn M. Roberts, R.N. is the firm's Nurse Case Manager. She is a registered nurse and a certified trauma nurse with more than 30 years of health care experience and 15 years of experience as a medical instructor, including positions as the Medical Program Director and Lead Medical Instructor at a Pennsylvania trade school. Her areas of expertise include medical ethics and the law, medical billing, and pharmacology.

Paralegals - Our team of experienced legal assistants and paralegals specializes in MSA administration to support our clients’ compliance with all CMS regulations.



For more information about our company– or to refer a client – call or contact us today. 855-MSA-MEDS (855-672-6337)