Last Modified: 12/31/2016 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A
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Providers, participating physicians, and other suppliers have the right to appeal claim decisions. Appeals must be submitted using the following forms:
1st level: Request for redetermination of a Part A claim
2nd level: Reconsideration request form -- Maximus
3rd level: Hearing by and administrative law judge
Exception for timely filing
There are a few exceptions which allow an extension to the 12-month timely filing period. View the following resources for additional information.
Request for claim override timeliness -- Florida
Learn how an individual can become an authorized beneficiary representative for appeals -- CMS 1696: Appointment of representative
Understand when to file an appeal and the time limits for filing requests
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