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Who’s left holding the hot potato?

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A few weeks ago, a provider tipped me off that CMS had started recouping payments for Medicare beneficiaries who were in prison at the time of dates of service.

CMS identifies ‘large number of overpayments’ for incarcerated Medicare beneficiaries


BALTIMORE – CMS has initiated recoveries from providers for medical items and services provided to Medicare beneficiaries who were incarcerated on the date of service.