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Refund only after careful thought. The risk of rushing to refund: not only is it alliterative, it is real. The proper desire to be compliant can prompt a hasty decision to return money to the government. While it is both wise and necessary to return overpayments to Medicare and Medicaid,…
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This question can help you evaluate lawyers EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second and final installment in a two-part series as to when facilities should voluntarily refund an overpayment. It can be difficult to know if you’re getting good advice from your lawyer, but here is a good test to…
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One million dollars: that is how much one hospital could have saved had it checked with a well-informed healthcare lawyer before making a voluntary refund. The client chose to refund the sum because its internal review department located hospital charts for which the physician had not certified the stay prior…