The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) add a Notice and Tagline sheet to Medicare Redetermination Notices (MRNs) issued to beneficiaries in response to beneficiary filed appeals, and comply with related requirements under a final rule implementing Section 1557 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights.
Subject: Implementation of Section 1557 for Medicare Redetermination Notices (MRNs) by Adding a Notice and Tagline Sheet
Release Date: September 20, 2017
Effective Date: October 1, 2017
Implementation Date: October 2, 2017
Special Notes: Transmittal 1909, dated August 18, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1921, dated, September 20, 2017 to correct a translation error found in the Notice and Taglines attachment. All other information remains the same.