HHS failed to meet targeted improper payment reductions for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program and has not implemented a required recovery audit plan for Medicare Advantage, according to an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report.
This week’s Medicare updates include a list of new topics proposed for recovery audit review, a final decision memo for an NCD on MRI coverage, notice of the new interest rate for overpayments and underpayments, and more!
A recent report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that almost 70% of Americans are considered overweight or obese. This epidemic costs American healthcare systems approximately $190 billion per year in treatment of weight-related conditions.
This week’s Medicare updates include an extension for S-10 worksheet submission, implementation plans for computed radiography payment reductions, a new national coverage article for a genetic sequencing diagnostic test for cancer patients, and more!