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Administrative Law Judge

Appeals backlog wears on

‘Hopefully we’re still in business when our cases get to a judge,’ says provider Donna Barraclough

YARMOUTH, Maine – A whopping 92% of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they have claims stuck at the administrative law judge level and are waiting—and waiting—for hearing dates.

ALJ wait time increases

OMHA, C2C pick away at backlog, but still no ‘broad relief’

WASHINGTON – The wait time for an Administrative Law Judge hearing keeps growing—a symptom of ongoing problems with the audit process, say industry attorneys.

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


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