OVERPAYMENTS

Avoid False Claims Liability: CMS Clarifies How to Comply with 60-Day Deadline for Returning Medicare Overpayments

The Affordable Care Act requires labs, pathology groups and other providers to return overpayments to Medicare within 60 days of identifying the overpayment. Failing to comply with that deadline can … [Read more...]

Overpayments

CMS Final Rule Clarifies 60-Day Deadline for Returning Overpayments

Labs and other providers are required by a provision enacted in the Affordable Care Act to return overpayments to Medicare within 60 days of identifying the overpayment. Violations of the rule subject … [Read more...]

Managing Staff

Make Sure Disciplinary Action Doesn’t Equal Retaliation

Whistleblowers are a driving force behind many of the recent settlements with laboratories and other providers under the False Claims Act (FCA). Whistleblowers are often former employees of the … [Read more...]

NEWS

News at a Glance – March 2016

HHS Achieves Milestone Ahead of Schedule. In January 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) set a goal of tying roughly 30 percent of Medicare payments to alternative payment models … [Read more...]

OVERPAYMENTS

CMS Offers Long-Awaited Clarification of Deadline for Returning Overpayments

Labs and other providers are required by a provision enacted in the Affordable Care Act to return overpayments to Medicare within 60 days of identifying the overpayment. Violations of the rule subject … [Read more...]

OVERPAYMENTS

Long-Awaited Final Rule Clarifies 60-day Repayment Deadline

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence Labs and other providers are required by a provision enacted in the Affordable Care Act to return to Medicare overpayments within 60 days of … [Read more...]


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