March 24, 2022
CMS is serious about protecting Medicare’s funds. Over the years, the agency has had policies that were not enforced, including sizeable civil monetary penalties for not complying with Section 111 reporting rules and denying payment for medical treatment when another payer was responsible. But things are changing. CMS has denied payments and has taken steps towards collecting those penalties. Claims Journal Editor Jim Sams explores these actions in this piece, which quotes Tower’s Chief Compliance Officer Dan Anders.