Overview of the Process for Handling Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation is as follows:
- Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) developed a mechanism to electronically receive medical documentation from providers.
- This project is called Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD).
- Medicare Review Contractors have requested an electronic mechanism to receive imaged medical documentation.
- Electronic mechanism is used submit imaged medical documentation upon request.
The manual also includes the following submission time frames:
- Prepayment Review Time Frames
- Postpayment Review Time Frames