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NATIONAL MEDICARE ADVOCATES ALLIANCE CALL

Monday, July 11th, 2016 – 2:00 P.M., Eastern Time

Call-in Number: 1 (888) 206-2266
Pass Code: 9874704

NOTE: We ask people calling from the same location to gather around one telephone.
This frees up lines and holds down costs.

Please ensure your line is on MUTE for the duration of the call until the Q&A portion of the Agenda.

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PROPOSED MEDICARE APPEALS RULE & OTHER ISSUES

− AGENDA –

  • Welcome and Housekeeping  (David Lipschutz, Moderator) 
  • News re John A. Hartford Project  (Judy Stein)
  • Proposed Rule to Revise Medicare Administrative Appeals Process (David Lipschutz)
  • Observation Status (Toby Edelman)
    • Advocacy update
    • NOTICE Act and MOON Notice – effective August 2016
  • Medicare Coverage Expansion Updates (Kata Kertesz) 
    • Oral health care
      • Momentum for medically necessary oral health coverage
      • Push for coverage of preventive/routine services
    • Audiology
      • June 23, 2016 press and advocates briefing
  • Proposed Rule: DME Access for Dually Eligible People (Kata Kertesz)  
  • Proposed ESRD Rule
  • Administration on Community Living Grant – For Medicare Beneficiaries Under age 65 (Kathy Holt)
  • Litigation Update   (Ali Bers)
    • Jimmo (Improvement standard)
      • Hearing on Motion for Resolution of Non-Compliance with the Settlement Agreement held May 26, 2016
    • Exley (formerly Lessler) (ALJ Delay Case)
      • Settlement preliminarily approved
    • Barrows (formerly Bagnall) (Observation)
      • Discovery on protected property interest issue; summary judgment briefing
    • Other cases
      • Sherman (Lower level Medicare appeals)
      • Ryan (Prior favorable homebound determination)
      • Lodge (Medically necessary oral health care)
      • Bremby (Per se skilled services)
  • General Medicare Q&A (Moderator)
  • Wrap-up  (Moderator)
    • Keep informed: Myths and Truths, other information and updates on the Center’s Website
    • Next Call

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