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Jane Nevins filed this request with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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12820167014

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From: Jane Nevins

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking records regarding, each year, how many people in each state appeal a negative coverage determination? Of these, how many are based on condition code 45 or other gender-specific treatments?

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jane Nevins

From: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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From: Jane Nevins

Dear Mr. Tripline,

Thank you very much for your response to my FOIA request. I appreciate your help with my search. Please allow me to resubmit my request with the additional information you need to complete a search:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking records regarding, each year, how many people in each state appeal a negative coverage based on condition code 45 or other gender-specific treatments?

For example, I would like to know: the state, the year, the number of appeals per state/per year.

The states I am interested in are listed as:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Thank you again, and I appreciate your help!

Sincerely,

Jane Nevins

From: Mott, Donna (CMS/CQISCO)

Hello,

Are you seeking this information for Medicare recipients or Medicare Health Plan recipients?

Please provide this information in order for me to send your request to the correct office for response.

Thank you for your response.

Donna M. Mott
Information Disclosure Analyst
Freedom of Information
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
P: 404-562-1738
F: 443-380-8945
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From: Jane Nevins

Dear Ms. Mott,

Thank you very much for your message and question. Sorry for the confusion on my part.

I am interested in Medicare recipients (not Medicare health plan recipients).

Thank you, and please let me know if you have any other questions.

Happy New Year!

Thank you,
Jane Nevins

From: Mott, Donna (CMS/CQISCO)

Good Morning,

The status update you are seeking, you will need to call the Baltimore FOIA office at 410-786-7373.

Ask to speak with Precious Boudouin and it is # 112820167015.

Thank you for your inquiry.

Donna M. Mott
Government Information Specialist
Freedom of Information, Region 4
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
P: 404-562-1738
F: 443-380-8945
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From: Mott, Donna (CMS/CQISCO)

The number is 410-786-5353......

Donna M. Mott
Government Information Specialist
Freedom of Information, Region 4
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
P: 404-562-1738
F: 443-380-8945
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From: Jane Nevins

Okay, thank you very much. Sincerely, Jane Nevins

From: Fraser, Ian S. (CMS/CFMFFSO)

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