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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Fill Form 5495 Appeals

Instructions and Help about Fill Form 5495 Appeals

How to file an appeal with Medicare? Know your rights. Hi, I'm Lynne Safety. I'm a licensed insurance broker specializing in Medicare supplement plans and retirement planning. My email is lzaF key at retirementplanningsystems.net. If you have any questions concerning the appeal process, please contact me. How do you file an appeal? Most of us, when we get a decision from Medicare about whether a claim is going to be paid or not, simply pay it. If the claim was denied, we never question whether it can be appealed or not. An appeal is not difficult and costs very little bit of time. However, it depends on what type of Medicare insurance coverage you have as to where you file your appeal. If you have Original Medicare and a supplement plan, you would file an appeal with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. They have a form online that you can download to your computer. I will attach a link to the description of this video below. If you have a Medicare Advantage plan, you would have to file an appeal with the Advantage plan insurance carrier. How you file an appeal for a Medicare Advantage plan should be found within your plan summary of benefits or the details about your Medicare Advantage plan. Or you can contact your insurance agent if you have one. For most of this presentation, we'll be talking about filing an appeal with the Center for Medicaid and Medicaid Services. The primary reason is if Medicare denies your claim, the insurance company cannot pay their portion of that claim. If Medicare pays that claim, the insurance company must pay the remaining part of the bill. They have no choice. This is why if a claim is denied with the insurance Medicare with a Medicare supplement plan, the appeal...