Low Volume Appeals Initiative Extended into June

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is extending the deadline for appellants to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for the Low Volume Appeals (LVA) Initiative to June 8, 2018. ¬†Appellants with either an odd or an even NPI, which meet the eligibility criteria, should submit an EOI between April 12, 2018 and…

Webcast Provides Low Volume Appeals Settlement Process Details

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a web event, on February 13, 2018, outlining the eligibility criteria and process for the low volume appeals (LVA) settlement option. CMS will make available the LVA option for certain providers and suppliers (appellants) with appeals pending at the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA)…

CMS Launches New Low Volume Appeals Settlement Option

–Providers encouraged to examine as potential option for appeals resolution As reported previously, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is launching a new Low Volume Appeals (LVA) Initiative to help address the significant backlog of Medicare appeals that are currently in line for resolution.¬† Under the program eligible providers and suppliers may submit…