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Providers must report overpayments going back six years

February 12, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS has revised the look-back period for overpayments from 10 to six years, according to a final rule issued Feb. 11.Medicare Parts A and B healthcare providerswho discover Medicare overpayments within six years of the initial date reimbursementwas receivedmust report and repay them within 60 days to avoid liability under the False Claims Act, the rule states.“Creating this limitation for how far back a provider or supplier must look when identifying an overpayment is necessary...

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