Protect your dental practice from government scrutiny—watch for Medicare and Medicaid overpayments

Under the Affordable Care Act, health-care providers must report and return Medicare or Medicaid overpayments within 60 days after an overpayment is identified, or the date a corresponding cost report is due, whichever is later. But it can be challenging to figure out what constitutes an “identified” overpayment. Does the 60-day clock start when a health-care provider actually knows there is an overpayment, or is suspicion about a possible overpayment enough to start the 60-day clock?

Source: Protect your dental practice from government scrutiny—watch for Medicare and Medicaid overpayments – DentistryIQ

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