TITLE

(INSPECTOR GENERAL) Wisconsin Physicians Service Tagged for Millions in Overpayments

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Aging News Alert;1/29/2010, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that according to an audit by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the 520 high-dollar Medicare payments made by the Wisconsin Physicians Service to the hospitals in the state for inpatient services during 2004-2006, only 42 were appropriate. Net overpayments of 4.7 million dollars were included in the remaining 478 payments.
ACCESSION #
47909478

 

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