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Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA)

OMHA Medicare Appellant Forum

 

Registration has been extended to close of business on October 28th. 

 

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Event Information

The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) will host the second OMHA Medicare Appellant Forum on October 29, 2014, to provide updates to OMHA appellants on the status of OMHA operations and relay information on OMHA and CMS initiatives designed to mitigate the Medicare appeals backlog at the OMHA-level of the administrative appeals process.

 

Meeting Date:  The OMHA Medicare Appellant Forum will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (E.S.T.), with a 1-hour recess for lunch.  Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. E.S.T.  Please allow sufficient time to clear building security.

 

Meeting Location:  The OMHA Medicare Appellants Forum will be held in the Cohen Auditorium of the Wilbur J. Cohen building located at 330 Independence Ave. SW, Washington D.C. 20024.

 

Deadline for Registration of Attendees and Requests for Special Accommodation:  The deadline to register to attend the OMHA Medicare Appellants Forum and request a special accommodation, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, is 5:00 p.m., E.S.T. on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  Individuals who need special accommodations should contact staff listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice.

 

Due to limited space available to accommodate in-person attendance, each organization is limited to sending two representatives.  In addition, a toll-free phone line and/or live stream technology and/or webinar will be available. Information on these options will be posted on this website once a determination has been made.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Renée Johnson, (703) 235-8269, renee.johnson@hhs.gov .  Alternatively, you may forward your requests via email to OSOMHAAppellantForum@hhs.gov; please indicate “Request for information” or “Request for special accommodation” in the subject line.

 

Registration [link to Email-able form]

Attendee Information  [link to Downloadable PDF]

Agenda Only [link to Downloadable PDF]

Agenda and Presenters [link to Downloadable PDF]

Webinar Information [link to Downloadable PDF]

 

 

 

PAST FORUMS:

 

February 12, 2014

The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) held the first Medicare Appellant Forum on February 12, 2014.