Rules Proposed for Reporting Medicare Overpayments

Kander, Mark
May 2012
ASHA Leader;5/15/2012, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the proposed federal regulations for reporting Medicare overpayments issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the U.S. It states that the identified date of an overpayment will trigger the 60-day deadline for reporting. It says that the providers will be required to report and return overpayments identified within 10 years of the overpayment date was received. It adds that the existing forms for voluntary overpayment reporting can be used.


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