CMS Publishes Final Rule Addressing Return of Overpayments


Tony Maida said the new rule for reporting Medicare overpayments “will help companies defending False Claims Act suits because having a regulation is better than the risk of having the meaning of the statute litigated in separate judicial districts.” However, he added, because there are many unanswered questions regarding those who knowingly conceal or avoid reporting improper payments, relators will likely include more allegations of such conduct in their complaints. Read the full article.