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Audit (A-04-11-00079)

Medicare Overpaid Some Fiscal Year 2008 and 2009 Jurisdiction 13 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Claims That Did Not Comply With Transfer Regulations

Executive Summary

Medicare overpaid some fiscal year 2009 claims that did not comply with Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility transfer regulations. National Government Services, Inc., the Medicare Administrative Contractor for Jurisdiction 13, incorrectly paid 60 transfer claims as discharges. As a result, Medicare overpaid 26 facilities by $413,000 for fiscal years 2008 and 2009.

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