CMS Updates the Appeals Manual

April 22, 2014
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Rick Gawenda
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued instructions that revise and update the Appeals of Claim Decisions Manual. Revisions include the following:

  • Definition of spouse
  • The submission of appointment of representative written instruments
  • The handling and reporting of defective or missing appointment instruments
  • Signature requirements for appointment of representative instruments

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