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Other CMS and OIG Issuances

Medicare Insider, July 15, 2008

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CMS issues press release announcing nearly $700 million in improper Medicare payments recovered by Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs)
 
On July 11, CMS issued a press release announcing that the RAC program has recovered nearly $700 million in improper Medicare payments. The finding was part of an evaluation report of the three-year demonstration portion of the program.
 
View the press release.
 
View the evaluation report.

OIG issues report on excessive payments for outpatient and inpatient services processed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSG)

On July 8, the OIG issued a report on excessive payments for outpatient and inpatient services processed by BCBSG. The OIG determined that of the 94 high-dollar payments that BCBSG made to providers in calendar years 2004 and 2005, 12 payments totaling $264,000 were inappropriate.

View the OIG report.



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