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Review of Excessive Payments for Medicare Part B Services Processed by Palmetto GBA in Ohio for Calendar Years 2004 Through 2006

Of the 66 high-dollar payments that Palmetto made to providers for Part B services, 34 were appropriate. The remaining 32 payments included overpayments totaling $412,000. At the start of our audit, providers had refunded overpayments totaling $167,000 for 11 claims and not refunded overpayments totaling $245,000 for 21 claims.

Filed under: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services