First-Level Medicare Appeals Up 33% From 2008 to 2012
Contractors processed 2.9 million redeterminations involving 3.7 million claims for Medicare Parts A and B in 2012, a 33 percent increase compared with 2008, according to a report from the HHS Office of Inspector General.
The study was the OIG's first examination of Medicare Part A and B redeterminations — the first level of the appeals process for Medicare claims.
Read the full Becker's Hospital Review report here.
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