The Office of Inspector General (OIG) posted four audit reports as well as administrative and civil/criminal enforcement actions on Friday, June 19. The audit reports concern four separate situations:
- The University Medical Center of Southern Nevada billed Medicare improperly for two outpatient claims in 2004, resulting in an overpayment of about $22,000.
- In 2004 and 2005, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center billed Medicare incorrectly for two outpatient claims and received approximately $58,000 in overpayments.
- The State of Michigan received $1.1 million in overpayments for 2006 & 2007, due to computer problems that resulted in incorrect claims.
- CareFirst of Maryland, Inc. received $1.5 million in claims that were unallowable based on the termination of two different contracts.
To read the complete audit reports, as well as an update of Civil Monetary Penalties and the OIG Criminal and Civil Enforcement Actions for May, please visit the OIG website.
For more information, please call Abby Pendleton, Esq., Robert Iwrey, Esq., Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey F. Kalmowitz, Esq. or Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq. at (248) 996-8510 or visit The HLP website.