Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals Seeks Input on Ways to Reduce Medicare Appeal Backlog

The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) has published a “Request for Information” regarding the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Program for Medicare Claim Appeals. The Request follows a recent OMHA Medicare Appellant Forum held in Washington, D.C. where OMHA officials detailed the ever-increasing appeal backlog along with its initiatives to bring greater efficiencies and…