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HHS Expands Settlement Conference Facilitation Program

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 3:39 PM

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has announced the expansion of the Settlement Conference Facilitation (SCF) program to reach additional providers and suppliers. SCF is an alternative dispute resolution process at Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) that gives certain providers and suppliers an opportunity to resolve their eligible Part A and Part B appeals. All Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B providers and suppliers who are waiting appeal reviews at the Administrative Law Judge level or Medicare Appeals Council level could potentially be eligible to participate in the SCF.

An SCF expansion call will be held on May 22, 2018 at 1:30PM EDT.

Click here to register.

Click here for the SCF appellant eligibility criteria and the appeals eligibility criteria.

SOURCE: NAHC Report


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