A. In previous columns, I discussed how the 60-day overpayment rule presents a myriad of problems and questions that are sometimes difficult for an HME supplier to identify and address.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – CGS Administrators, the Jurisdiction B MAC, will no longer accept offset requests at the time of claim re-openings and adjustments, it said in a July 25 bulletin. Starting Aug.
A. Typically, suppliers report and return overpayments to the DME MAC of jurisdiction. Each DME MAC has a standard overpayment refund form. The supplier simply provides information and submits a refund check.
A. My last column explained CMS’s final rule clarifying the 60-day rule, which allows a supplier up to six months to quantify an overpayment once it’s identified.
A. The Affordable Care Act requires a person who has received an overpayment to report and return the overpayment to the government.
WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Office isn’t pleased with CMS’s progress in recovering substantial amounts of improper payments from Medicare Advantage organizations.
WASHINGTON – CMS has revised the look-back period for overpayments from 10 to six years, according to a final rule issued Feb. 11.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Office of Inspector General is not satisfied with National Government Services’ progress in preventing overpayments for diabetic test strips.
WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) calls into question claims for power mobility devices (PMDs) without corresponding G-code claims in a new report.
WASHINGTON – As this year’s congressional session winds down, HME stakeholders are eyeing the “doc-fix” bill as the best vehicle for H.R. 1717.
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