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Other CMS and OIG Issuances

Medicare Insider, August 5, 2008

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CMS issues proposed decision memo for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of the carotid artery concurrent with stenting
 
On July 31, CMS issued a proposed decision memo in which it proposed to make no changes to the national coverage determination for PTA of the carotid artery concurrent with stenting.

View the proposed decision memo. 

OIG issues report on high-dollar payments for inpatient claims processed by National Government Services
 
On July 31, the OIG issued a report on high-dollar payments for inpatient claims processed by National Government Services for the period January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2005. In its statistical sample, the OIG said that National Government Services overpaid providers $464,000 for 18 of the 100 high-dollar payments ($200,000 or more).
 

View the OIG report.



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