1. Whether a provider's collection effort on inpatient and outpatient bad debts must include personal telephone calls to
patients to comprise a reasonable collection effort.
2. Whether the Intermediary incorrectly determined that the regulations affirmatively preclude a write off of bad debts prior
to 120 days after the first bill is sent.
3. Whether days associated with patients covered under the New Jersey Charity Care Program should be included in the numerator
of the Medicaid proxy of the Medicare disproportionate share hospital ("DSH") calculation pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1395ww(d)(5)(F)(vi)(II).