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CMS Requites Providers to Return Medicare Overpayments, Shortens Lookback Period

Health Law and Litigation Boston office Member Brian Dunphy is quoted in this Inside CMS article on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service's (CMS) final rules requiring healthcare providers and suppliers to report and return overpayments by a certain date. The requirement, among others, is meant to “support compliance with applicable statues, promote the furnishing of high quality care, and to protect the Medicare Trust Funds against improper payments, including fraudulent payment.”