OIG Proposes Rule to Expand Civil Monetary Penalties and Solicit Comments on Penalty for Failure to Report and Return Overpayments

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) proposed rule expands the use of civil monetary penalties and solicits comments on the penalty for failure to report and return overpayments.  Specifically, OIG is seeking comments on whether the penalty for failure to report and return overpayments will be up to $10,000 for each day a person fails to report and return an overpayment, or up to $10,000 for each item or service for which the provider or supplier identified an overpayment.

 

Topics:  Civil Monetary Penalty, CMS, Healthcare, HHS, OIG, Overpayment

Published In: Health Updates

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