Hcr 230 Purpose of the General Appeals Process

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The general Appeals Process is designed for a person or entity to contest the decisions made by a payer that would deny, reduce or downcode a claim. This is done by the provider in an appeal to have the decision of the payer to be reviewed. The claimant who files the appeal also known as the appellant, has the right to have this decision brought before a review committee for their claim to be payed in full. The appeal follows three basic steps the complaint, the appeal, and the grievance. There is a specific time limit to have the appeal file on official record. The payers who have denied a claim and now face an appeal of their decision set minimum amounts to have the time spent on appeals used in a productive agenda. Furthermore if an appeal is rejected the claimant can also go steps further into a state insurance commissions in an pursuit of payment. In all sides of the patients and payers medicare participants providers have appeal rights as well. There are three different types of reasons a claim may face an appeal. The first would be a
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course HEALTHCARE HCR230 taught by Professor Inc during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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