HHS to hold call on settlement option

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services will host a call on the Low Volume Appeals Settlement Option on Jan. 9. The call will discuss the process of the settlement option and how to identify eligible appeals. CMS rolled out the new settlement option earlier this month. Providers with fewer than 500 appeals pending at the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals and the Medicare Appeals Council combined as of Nov. 3, 2017, with a total billed amount of $9,000 or less per appeal could be eligible, if certain other conditions are met. The call is scheduled for 1:30-2:30 p.m., EST. Register here.