How CMS Plans To Recoup Medicare, Medicaid Overpayments

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 1:26 PM EST) -- Health care providers and suppliers concerned about how the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to implement the 60-day deadline for returning Medicare and Medicaid overpayments enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) now have a proposed rule that provides some insight.

Section 6402(d) of the ACA created a new section 1128J of the Social Security Act, and it establishes that the failure to report and return an overpayment within 60 days of identifying its existence can give rise to liability...
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