Medicare Demand Letters and Medicare Claim Cancellations Associated with an
Item or Service Provided to Incarcerated Beneficiaries
Recently, the Centers
for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated recoveries from providers
and suppliers based on data that indicated a beneficiary was incarcerated on
the date of service. Medicare will generally not pay for medical items and
services furnished to a beneficiary who was incarcerated when the items and
services were furnished. Click here to read the full story.