CMS Finalizes Changes to the Appeals Regulations

On May 7, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that that fine-tunes several of the regulations governing the Medicare appeals process. CMS finalized all the provisions in the rule as proposed. Removal of Requirement That Appellants Sign Appeal Requests CMS finalized its proposal to allow appellants in Medicare…

CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Appeals Regulations

On October 3, 2018, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a propose rule that fine-tunes several of the regulations governing the Medicare appeals process. Removal of Requirement That Appellants Sign Appeal Requests CMS is proposing that appellants in Medicare Parts A and B claim and Part D coverage determination appeals be allowed…