Important Updates and Notices for Medicare Providers
Important Message to Medicare Beneficiaries
Hospitals must provide the Important Message to Medicare Beneficiaries according to CMS procedure outlined in the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 30 – Financial Liability Protections, sections 200.3 – 200.3.2. Download a .pdf file with the complete procedure here.
Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage and Detailed Explanation of Non-Coverage (DENC)
These two forms were revised, effective May 1, 2012. FFS and Medicare Advantage Plans can find all current forms and instructions on the CMS Beneficiary Notices Initiatives Website.
Medicare Authorizations and Notices - Requirements for Issuance, Effective May 1, 2012
Changes to Procedure for Medical Records Requests - Effective May 7, 2012
Current versions of provider and beneficiary notices are posted here on CMS' website along with the Manual Instructions.