DMEPOS appeals pile up

Thursday, October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – DMEPOS appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level make up about 49% of total appeals in FY 2017, consistent with the two previous years, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare. As of August 2017, the Office of Medicare Hearings & Appeals had 591,962 total appeals pending—an increase of 300% since 2016. The number of DMEPOS appeals as of Oct. 12 is 291,047.