Medicare and medicaid

ALJ backlog update for Medicare appeals

For most of the 2010s, Medicare’s appeal process had become severely overdue. The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (“OMHA”) is responsible for administering the Administrative Law Judges (“ALJ”) hearing program for appeals arising from Medicare claims and disputes. Pursuant to 42 USC § 1395ff (d) (1) (A), an ALJ …

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Ann Arbor-based Altarum appoints new CEO

He currently serves as special advisor to Monson during the transition process. In his new role, Monson, 49, will oversee the next stage of Altarum’s growth, expanding the scale and impact of his work to advance health equity; public health technology; and Medicaid, Medicare, and exchange programs through continued collaboration …

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Phone scammers spoof local hospitals and utilities to steal personal information, threatening to end Medicare benefits

BALTIMORE, MD — Maryland’s Consumer Protection Division Warns Residents Scammers ‘Spoof’ Phone Numbers of Local Hospitals and Utilities in an attempt to steal personal and medical information, such as Medicare numbers , Medicaid and / or Social Security, by phone. Some of the scammers are threatening to end Medicare benefits …

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