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Update on Items or Services Provided to Incarcerated Beneficiaries

Thursday, July 25, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Lagana
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Update on 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.

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