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Anesthesia Coding Alert

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Verify Appeals Go to the Correct Group

Hint: Second levels don't go to MACs. There's no doubt that CMS paperwork can be confusing, but one Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) is trying to help, thanks to increasing problems with processing appeals. "CGS [Medicare] has noticed an influx in receiving misrouted appeal requests from providers," the MAC shared in a Nov. 21, 2017, notice. "In some cases, providers are [...]


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