Self-Disclosure Protocol

HHS: Self-disclosure saves providers money in cases of Medicare and Medicaid fraud

HHS: Self-disclosure saves providers money in cases of Medicare and Medicaid fraud

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Long-term care providers who self-disclose potential Medicare and Medicaid fraud will likely benefit from lower repayment amounts, according to updated guidance released Wednesday. It is the first time HHS has explicitly acknowledged systematically imposing lower penalties for self-reported fraud.

OIG should streamline Medicare's self-disclosed overpayment protocol, provider group says

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Federal officials need to provide clearer guidance and offer a more streamlined protocol for providers willing to self-disclose Medicare overpayments, a leading long-term care group says.