The Medicare Recovery Audit Program identified and corrected more than 1.1 million claims for improper payments worth $2.57 billion in fiscal year 2014, according to a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services report.
Independent Medicare auditors are criticizing two measures that would put stricter controls on Recovery Audit Contractors.
Resident care would suffer if Congress acts on the latest recommendations from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, long-term care advocates say.
What happens when delegation without accountability takes place? We saw a good example last week, when the Office of Inspector General released a damning report about excessive Medicare charges from nursing homes.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services needs to have more oversight of Medicare contractors, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) recently argued.