Hospital Appeals Settlement Update 2 – Registration Opening Soon

From MLN Connects – Call Scheduled for Tuesday October 21, 10-11:30am PST

This MLN Connects™ National Provider Call will provide updates about the administrative agreement for acute care hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to expediently resolve appeals of patient status denials.  This is a follow-up to the September 9 call (video slideshow and other call materials) and October 9 call (call

materials). The October 21 call will provide another opportunity for live Q&A before administrative agreement  requests are due to CMS on October 31, 2014. For details about the providers and claims eligible for administrative agreement, as well as updated documents needed to request an agreement, visit the Inpatient Hospital Reviews web page. Note: You do not need to wait until after this call to submit your settlement

CMS encourages interested parties to submit questions in advance of the call. Submitted questions may be addressed on the call or may be used to create frequently asked questions (FAQs) that will be posted to the CMS website.

Agenda:

• Update on the hospital appeals settlement

• Latest FAQs

• Open Q&A

Target Audience:

Acute care hospitals, including those paid via the prospective payment system, periodic interim payments, and the Maryland waiver; and CAHs. A full definition of each of these facility types can be found at §1886(d) or §1820(c) of the Social Security Act.

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Hospital Appeals Settlement Update 2 – Registration Opening Soon

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