Medicare likely overpaid $367 million during a six-month period

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General reviewed a random sample of 300 claims and found 61 percent did not meet medical necessity. The report extrapolating that the same rate of improper payments that led to $12,741 in improper reimbursement over a six-month period would equate to $367 million system wide. Read article here…


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