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.
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 – Three recent changes to the Program Integrity Manual could give providers some relief from common documentation woes, say industry attorneys.
At the top of the list: a clarification of CMS’s policy on templates.
ATLANTA – The second season of HME Voice is slated to begin May 16, according to a Medtrade press release.
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