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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Industry Notes: Double-Check Appeals' Requests and Jurisdiction, MAC Urges

- Published on Wed, Dec 06, 2017
CMS paperwork can be confusing, but one Medicare Administrative Contractor is reporting an uptick in problems with appeals processing. "CGS [Medicare] has noticed an influx in receiving misrouted appeal requests from providers," said the MAC in a Nov. 21 notice. "In some cases, providers are using the correct contractor appeal form; however, mailing to the incorrect contractor address." The MAC, [...]

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