Provider Appeal Rights

Par Providers: Please see your Provider Manual for Appeal Rights

Non-participating Providers:

If you disagree with the amount of the payment or denial for the service(s) rendered, you have the right to request a reconsideration or appeal. You must file your appeal within 60 days of the date on the remittance notification. To file an appeal, send a written appeal to Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island Attn: Grievance and Appeals Coordinator 910 Douglas Pike Smithfield, RI 02917. Please supply additional written documentation with your appeal to include comments, clinical records, or other documentation that supports your appeal. We will review our initial decision and notify you in writing of the outcome of your appeal. We will respond to administrative appeals within 60 calendar days and medical necessity appeals within 30 calendar days of receipt. Please note if you choose to appeal, you must also submit a signed Waiver of Liability, which holds our member harmless regardless of the appeal outcome. Form can be found at:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Appeals-and-Grievances/MMCAG/Downloads/Appendix-7-Waiver-of-Liability-Notice.pdf