CHAPTER18

Complaints About Medicare

In This Chapter

  • Your right to express concerns to Medicare
  • What constitutes a grievance
  • When and how to file a claim
  • Understanding the five levels of appeals

Health care is an expansive topic unto itself, and Medicare’s web of rules and regulations adds an extra layer of complexity to it. No one is perfect and the U.S. government is no exception. It is not surprising that errors sometimes creep into the network. If you disagree with services provided by or declined by Medicare, you have a right to voice your concerns. This chapter outlines how you should proceed in different scenarios to hopefully swing things ...

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