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Audit (A-04-07-06026)

09-04-2008
Review of High-Dollar Payments for Medicare Part B Claims Processed by Palmetto GBA, Railroad Benefit Contractor #882, for the Period January 1, 2004, Through December 31, 2006

Executive Summary

During calendar years 2004-2006, Palmetto GBA (the national Railroad Medicare Part B contractor) overpaid eight providers $111,000. Generally, the contractor made the overpayments because the providers incorrectly billed excessive units of service. In written comments on our draft report, Palmetto stated that it had initiated recovery of the $110,905 in overpayments.

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