Supreme Court ALJ Decision Adds to Medicare Appeal Jam


Nick Alarif’s comments to Bloomberg that a recent Supreme Court of the United States decision will put pressure on ALJs working on Medicare appeals were quoted here. “It begs the question: If you don’t feel as secure in your position anymore and you’re able to be removed easily, do you have your independence if the CMS or some other agency has some agenda they’d like to push?” he said. “Does your concern about your livelihood change your position or your legal analysis?”