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OIG: Medicare overpaid suppliers during inpatient stays

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12/06/2018

WASHINGTON – Medicare improperly paid suppliers $34 million for DME and supplies that was provided during inpatient stays, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

Improper payments for HME decrease

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11/29/2018

WASHINGTON – The improper payment rate for DMEPOS

OIG finds payments for dead beneficiaries

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11/01/2013

WASHINGTON – Medicare paid $23 million in improper payments on behalf of deceased beneficiaries in 2011, according to an Oct. 31 report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

CMS: $6.4B in improper payments to DMEPOS in 2012

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10/03/2013

WASHINGTON – The improper payment rate for DMEPOS in 2012 was a whopping 66%, according to

OIG: ‘High amounts of improper payments may continue’

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09/04/2013

WASHINGTON – A new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) says that while CMS took corrective actions to address the majority of the vulnerabilities it identified, the agency did not evaluate the effectiveness of these actions.