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CMS identifies 'large number of overpayments' for incarcerated Medicare beneficiaries

July 16, 2013HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - CMS has initiated recoveries from providers for medical items and services provided to Medicare beneficiaries who were incarcerated on the date of service.CMS has identified previously paid claims that contain dates of service that partially or fully overlap a period when the beneficiary was incarcerated based on information from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The agency generally does not pay for medical items and services furnished to a beneficiary who was incarcerated when...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Overpayments, Prison

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