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…

CMS Administrator Touts Red Tape Relief Efforts at Public Release of Proposed Regulatory Reforms (Part 2)

Please see Part 1 of this article, which focuses more on hospice issues. On September 17, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the proposed rule, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions To Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction. As the title suggests, CMS is proposing to modify certain regulatory requirements…