Apr 6th, 2016
A new report alleges that improper payments are costing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) billions of dollars, annually. Some observers are concerned that Medicare could become bankrupt unless immediate action is taken to correct these rising rates.  Medicare overbilling data shows overpayment statistics averaged 8.6 percent in 2011, but that figure rose ...
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Feb 10th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing an immediate recoupment process for demanded overpayments. As it stands, Medicare contractors begin recoupment of an overpayment on day 41 from the date of the initial demand letter. Effective July 1, 2012, however, providers can request recoupment to begin prior to day 41. Providers who ...