How to Appeal Denied Medicare Claims | Heart and Vascular Health | Scoop.it

There are several things Medicare beneficiaries can do to reduce their costs. One of the most prominent started last week: the annual open-enrollment period (which runs through Dec. 7), where people can add, drop or switch medical and prescription-drug plans.

But an equally important strategy—and one that most beneficiaries don't pursue—is appealing denied medical claims.

Appeals of denied claims have high success rates. Here are the steps you need to follow.