OMHA seeks comment on ALJ
WASHINGTON – The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) is seeking public input on current initiatives to deal with the increased workload and backlog of appeals at the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) level, according to AAHomecare. In a notice published in the Nov. 5 Federal Register, OMHA asks, among other questions: Are there other suggestions for addressing the increased workload and/or backlog of appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level that comply with current statutory authorities and requirements? AAHomecare officials will meet with Chief ALJ Nancy Griswold next week. Comments are due Dec. 5.