Medicare Set Aside Facilitators


Developed and taught by some of the most respected names in Medicare Set-Asides, the University of Florida’s MSA academic team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this program.

Robert T. Lewis, Esquire

Mr. Lewis is Chief Legal Officer and Vice President of Crowe Paradis Service Corporation and has a national practice focusing on Medicare compliance and claims impacted by the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute. He is a frequent lecturer and has written a number of articles addressing this emerging area of law. Mr. Lewis also represents employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters in New Jersey. Prior to moving to New Jersey, he handled workers’ compensation and liability defense matters in North Carolina.

Fran Provenzano, RN, BSN, CDMS, CCM, CLCP, MSCC

Fran Jacoby Provenzano has been on the innovative cutting edge in Nursing for the past 2 decades. After earning her RN License and BSN Degree in the 1970s, Fran moved into Disability Management obtaining her CDMS in the late-1980s. She was among the first nurses in the Nation to gain certification in Case Management (CCM) and followed this rapidly by obtaining her Certification in Life Care Planning (CLCP). She has now added the latest in innovative certification (MSCC) as a Medicare Set-Aside Allocator.

In early 2004, Fran established Medicare Set-Aside Specialists (MSA Specialists) and has quickly become recognized as one of the most knowledgeable professionals in that field. Her organization has been accepted on the national approved provider list for several major insurance carriers as well as some of the nation’s top TPAs. MSA Specialists offers its services nationwide and has 4 regional service centers (Florida- to serve the Southeast, New York- to serve the Northeast, Michigan- to serve the Midwest and California- to serve the West). Fran has participated on a National level as a speaker regarding MSAs for the past two years. Fran is certified to provide CEU credits on MSAs to Insurance Adjusters