Grievance and Appeals Procedures: An Analysis of the MMA and Proposed Regulations
This paper, by Sara Rosenbaum, J.D., Director of the Center for Health Services Research and Policy at George Washington University, examines the procedures for resolving beneficiaries' grievances and appeals under the new Medicare drug benefit. It is one in a series commissioned by the Kaiser Family Foundation that analyzes issues surrounding the implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) and the proposed regulations.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
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- Medicare at a Glance
- Understanding The Effects of The Medicare Part D Coverage Gap in 2008 and 2009