Government Lets Health Plans That Ripped Off Medicare Keep the Money
(By Fred Schulte for Kaiser Health News)
Medicare Advantage plans for seniors dodged a major financial bullet Monday as government officials gave them a reprieve for returning hundreds of millions of dollars or more in government overpayments — some dating back a decade or more.
The health insurance industry had long feared the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would demand repayment of billions of dollars in overcharges the popular health plans received as far back as 2011. Continue reading here…
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