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Settlement process still long shot for many providers

‘We are still 50% of the appeals backlog and it would be better for all of us if (the settlement conference) worked better’
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11/13/2015

WASHINGTON – The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals has made the settlement process slightly easier, but challenges remain, says AAHomecare’s Kim Brummett.

Settlement process still long shot for many providers

‘We are still 50% of the appeals backlog and it would be better for all of us if (the settlement conference) worked better’
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11/13/2015

WASHINGTON – The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals has made the settlement process slightly easier, but challenges remain, says AAHomecare’s Kim Brummett.

Stakeholders to lawmakers: Stop the audit madness

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02/07/2014

WASHINGTON – A small but determined group of HME stakeholders will travel to Capitol Hill this week to take on audits.

Conference call, webinar set for audit forum

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02/04/2014

WASHINGTON – Those unable to attend the Feb. 12 Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals Medicare Appellant Forum may now register to listen in through a conference call or webinar.

Registration extended for audit forum

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01/29/2014

WASHINGTON – The VGM Group is urging providers to attend the Feb. 12 Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals’ Medicare Appellants Forum and has reserved a block of hotel rooms for attendees at the Embassy Suites in Crystal City.

Poll: 41% have been waiting at least one year for hearing

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11/15/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine – Long delays have made appealing denied claims a painful process for HME providers, forcing them to wait sometimes years for payment.

Coalition seeks fix to ‘feeding frenzy’ of audits

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11/15/2013

WASHINGTON – A new coalition led by a long-time industry healthcare attorney and former White House and Health and Human Services (HHS) advisers has made audit relief its singular priority.

In brief: Gov’t delays hearings, Cardinal highlights AssuraMed

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11/01/2013

WASHINGTON – The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) will defer assignments for hearings—possibly up to 28 months, according to a recent notice.