TITLE

Need to repay Medicare? Not so fast!

AUTHOR(S)
Gatty, Bob
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Dermatology Times;Mar2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues related to proposed rule change offered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that would let physicians repay Medicare overpayments over time, rather than demanding the money all at once. The Alliance for Specialty Medicine like the proposal with some suggestions for improvement in the hardship area. The Alliance is concerned about the consequences if one payment is missed.
ACCESSION #
24578763

 

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