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Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Medicare as a Secondary Payer, Nationwide Employer Project," (A-09-89-00162)

July 29, 1992

Complete Text of Report is available in PDF format (370 KB). Copies can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at 202-619-1343.


This final report presents the results of our ongoing review of the Medicare secondary payer program (MSP). We found that Medicare paid for services provided to 1,236 beneficiaries who were actively employed and enrolled in employer's group health plans (EGPH). The total of these potentially mistaken payments was $2,218,824.