Backlog

House leader urges HHS to end settlements meant to cut Medicare backlog

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The Department of Health and Human Services may not have had the authority to offer providers special settlements to help clear a huge backlog of Medicare appeals, a leading Congressman said in a recent letter to the agency. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) is urging HHS to halt the new settlement process.

Extra audits clog and freeze  Medicare appeals process

Extra audits clog and freeze Medicare appeals process

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Providers who want to have an administrative law judge consider a Medicare claim appeal can save their breath and memos for now.