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Advocates sue over 'broken' appeals system

August 28, 2014HME News Staff

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - The Center for Medicare Advocacy has filed a nationwide class action lawsuit over lengthy Medicare appeals. Five named plaintiffs from Connecticut, New York and Ohio have all waited longer than the statutory 90-day limit to receive decisions on their Medicare appeals, according to a news release that says the current average wait time is more than five times the Congressionally-mandated limit. The group says the ALJ, the third level of appeal, is the first chance for a meaningful...

Audits, Lawsuit, The Center for Medicare Advocacy

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