Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS posts online appeal instructions, publishes inflation factor, and more

Medicare Insider, June 15, 2010

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CMS instructs on online appeals

On June 11, CMS issued a transmittal to provide contractors with the guidelines for accepting appeal requests via facsimile and/or via a secure Internet portal/application.

Effective date: October 1, 2010
Implementation date: October 1, 2010

View the transmittal.

CMS publishes CY 2009 inflation factor

CMS has updated the Provider Reimbursement Manual with the calendar year (CY) 2009 inflation factor, used to update previous years’ reasonable compensation ranges.

View the transmittal.

CMS issues MLN Matters articles

CMS issued several MLN Matters articles related to transmittals previously outlined in Medicare Weekly Update.



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