Corporate Compliance

Other Issuances: OIG releases reports on DSH payments, oxaliplatin billing

Medicare Insider, November 11, 2008

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OIG issues report on allowable Medicare capital disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments for the period October 1, 2000, through September 30, 2006

On November 7, the OIG issued a report on DSH capital payments for the period October 1, 2000, through September 30, 2006. The OIG found that a number of rural hospitals and hospitals with fewer than 100 beds claimed DSH capital payments during this period, even though those facilities were, according to Federal requirements, ineligible for these payments.

View the OIG report.

OIG issues report on Medicare billing for oxaliplatin at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island during calendar years 2004 and 2005

On November 7, the OIG issued a report in which it determined that Pinnacle Business Solutions, Inc., a fiscal intermediary, overpaid Memorial Hospital $202,000 for Medicare outpatient oxaliplatin claims during 2004 and 2005.

View the OIG report.



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