Corporate Compliance

Other Issuances: CMS updates FAQs, OIG releases audit reports, and more

Medicare Insider, February 24, 2009

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Frequently asked questions

CMS released several updated frequently asked questions (FAQ) last week, related to Medicare fee-for-service payment and coding.

View the fee-for-service FAQs.

View the coding-related FAQs.

OIG releases review of outpatient claims processed by TriSpan Health Services for CY 2006

On February 17, the OIG issued a report on outpatient claims processed by TriSpan Health Services during 2006. The OIG found that TriSpan underpaid one provider $13,856 during that time.

View the OIG report.

OIG reviews oxaliplatin billing at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital for CYs 2004 and 2005

On February 18, the OIG issued a report on oxaliplatin billing at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital for CYs 2004 and 2005. During that time, the OIG found, San Jacinto billed for 10 times the number of units of oxaliplatin that were actually administered and received overpayments totaling $104,106 for the three outpatient claims that the OIG reviewed.

View the OIG report.



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