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

November 1, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) will defer assignments for hearings—possibly up to 28 months, according to a recent notice. Requests for hearings received after July 15, 2013, will be entered into the agency's case processing system and held until there is room on an Administrative Law Judge's (ALJ) docket for adjudication. When a request is assigned, a notice will be sent, according to the notice. The ALJs have been backlogged for more than a year, thanks...

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CMS: Zero growth for Part B premiums

October 29, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Medicare Part B premium will not increase in 2014, CMS announced this week.The standard Medicare Part B premium will be $104.90 in 2014, the same as 2013, the agency stated.“We continue to work hard to keep Medicare beneficiaries' costs low by rewarding providers for producing better value for their patients, and fighting fraud and abuse,” stated CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in a press release. “As a result, the Medicare Part B premium will not increase for...

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