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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

FOIA Reading Room

FOIA Reading Room

The FOIA reading room makes available for public inspection and copying specific agency policy statements contained in Medicare Program Memoranda and administrative staff manuals that affect the public, such as the Medicare Carriers Manual and the Medicare Intermediary Manual. These records are available in both hard copy and electronic form. In addition, the agency's reading room now has certain records that the public frequently requests under section (a)(3) of FOIA.

The [Hard Copy] FOIA Reading Room is located in CMS's library - 2nd Floor, Central Building, 7500 Security Boulevard in Baltimore, Md. Its hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The telephone number is (410) 786-7804.

Electronic Copy Reading Room

Freedom of Information Reading Room Index

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The Government Information Locator System (GILS). The internet links will give you the capability of finding information throughout the agency that is available to the public.


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Final Opinions/Orders:

Administrative Review Decisions

CMS Rulings

Decisions of the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board

Decisions of the Provider Reimbursement Review Board

Policy Statements:

CMS Program Transmittals

CMS Quarterly Provider Updates

Administrative Staff Manuals:

CMS Online Manual System

Frequently Requested:

National Provider Identifier Standard


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