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Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Review of Medicare Part A Administrative Costs Fiscal Years 1997 - 1999 Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield," (A-03-00-00002)

September 7, 2001


Complete Text of Report is available in PDF format (1.48 MB). Copies can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at 202-619-1343.


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

The report presents the review of $39,446,396 of Part A administrative costs including transition and termination costs claimed by Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield for the period October 1, 1996 through September 30, 1999. We identified and recommended for adjustment $3,464,705 in costs claimed by Trigon that were unallowable, unreasonable, unallocable or unapproved by CMS.