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Overpayments: Create culture of compliance

Q. What is the best remedy for overpayment problems?
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08/22/2016

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.

Overpayments: Follow protocol

Q. How do I return an overpayment to the government?
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07/25/2016

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.

Overpayments: Exercise reasonable diligence

Q. What do I need to know about the 60-day rule?
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05/23/2016

A. The Affordable Care Act requires a person who has received an overpayment to report and return the overpayment to the government.