$5 million in overpayments for dubious Medicare claims filed in 2010
Home health agencies received $5 million in overpayments for questionable Medicare claims filed in 2010, federal investigators have found. Many of the disputed funds were tied to overlapping claims for inpatient hospital and skilled nursing facility stays. Another problem area was billings for dead beneficiaries. Investigators also determined that about a quarter of the charges were excessive enough to trigger red flags.
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