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Medicare’s Efforts To Curb Backlog Of Appeals Not Sufficient, GAO Reports

By Susan Jaffe  | June 10, 2016 | Original post at Kaiser Health News Republished by permission. Despite interventions by Medicare officials, the number of appeals from health care providers and patients challenging denied claims continues to spiral, increasing the … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Committee blames providers for appeals backlog

Forget the denials, reduce the appeals The U.S. Senate Finance Committee heard testimony and expressed dismay yesterday about the humongous backlog of appeals at the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA), now totaling over 870,000 appeals, according to testimony … Continue reading

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