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The Billers’ Association for Long-Term Care is a membership community created specifically for long-term care billing professionals. This national association provides members with a resource of continuously updated tools, billing-specific education, and reimbursement and regulatory guidance. Become a member today and join your long-term care billing colleagues as you navigate the evolving world of post-acute care billing.

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Improvements to the Medicare Claims Appeal Process and Statistical Sampling MLN Connects Call

Jun 07, 2017
The Bottom Line

Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm EST. Register now.

Are you aware of recent regulatory changes to the Medicare claims appeal process? During this call, CMS and the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) discuss the HHS Medicare Appeals Final Rule, published on January 17, 2017. Learn about changes intended to:

  • streamline the administrative appeal processes
  • reduce the backlog of pending appeals
  • increase consistency in decision making across appeal levels.

Did you know that certain appeals pending at OMHA may be eligible for more efficient adjudication through statistical sampling? Learn about the expansion of this program based on feedback from the pilot phase and how your participation may advance the adjudication of your appeals. A question and answer session follows the presentation.

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