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Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Review of Medicare Administrative Costs Claimed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc., Topeka, Kansas," (A-07-01-02090)

March 21, 2001


Complete Text of Report is available in PDF format (2.12 MB). Copies can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at 202-619-1343.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

The report covers the audit of administrative costs claimed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc., for Part A and Part B of the Medicare Program for the period October 1, 1995 through September 30, 1999. For the period audited, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas claimed administrative costs of $17,166,354 for Kansas Part A, $55,678,145 for Kansas Part B, and $22,778,377 for Nebraska Part B.