Court Orders Corrective Action Plan in Jimmo Case

March 7, 2017
February 2017

February 1, 2017 decision by the judge overseeing the settlement in Jimmo v. Burwell – the “Improvement Standard” case – ordered the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a Corrective Action Plan to remedy the Department’s noncompliance with the settlement.  The Corrective Action Plan requires a new CMS webpage dedicated to Jimmo, a published Corrective Statement disavowing the improvement standard, a posting of Frequently Asked Questions, and new training for contractors making coverage decisions. The Center for Medicare Advocacy has posted the CMS court-approved Corrective Statement on its website.

Related Posts

Sign Up for our Monthly E-Newsletter

Thank you! Your submission has been received!

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form