Join the Feedback Group Town Hall Meeting

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold its annual Medicare Provider Feedback Group (MPFG) Town Hall meeting Sept. 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT. Topics will include an overview of the goals and objectives of the MPFG efforts to gather feedback from individual Medicare providers and suppliers, the possible next version of HIPAA standards for claims and other transactions (5010), Medicare administrative contract transitions, recovery auditing, and more.

Attendees are given an opportunity to present their individual views and opinions on selected fee for service (FFS) Medicare topics. CMS will also solicit input from the audience on how it can improve communications to better serve Medicare FFS providers and suppliers.

The meeting will be held at CMS’ headquarters in Baltimore, Md., and will also be teleconferenced. This meeting is free and open to all FFS providers and supplier, but you must register. Registration began Aug. 29, and will close Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. EDT.

On or after Sept. 19, you can download the meeting agenda and discussion materials from the Provider area of the CMS Web site.

Read the notice posted at the Federal Register Aug. 22 for more details.


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One Response to “Join the Feedback Group Town Hall Meeting”


    I feel that the CPC test should be longer than 5 1/2 hour long, for the money that we pay we should have at lease 8 hour to complete, I also feel that it is so wrong for the CPC to retake the whole test when you only miss part of the test, we should be able to only take the part that we missed, $495.00 is a lot of money to use, when you have put so much hard work into the test, I feel that is unfair to all CPC. When will AAPC give something back to us, we spend too much money on the test to fail so easy, because you miss one or two part on the test, please revise the take over part, becaues it is ready unfair to the members.

    Thank you so much,

    Elaine Richardson

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