The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires Medicare providers to return overpayments within 60 days of the date they are identified in order to avoid liability under the False Claims Act.  Four years ago, CMS issued a proposed rule to implement this statutory requirement that would have placed a substantial burden on providers to identify and return overpayments within the 60-day … Continue Reading

The federal Affordable Care Act requires certain employers to provide employees with forms reporting offers of health coverage and coverage provided by the employer in 2015 by no later than February 1, 2016.  Employers then had to report that information to the IRS by February 29 (by paper) and March 31 (electronically).  According to a joint press release, the Treasury Continue Reading

These are uncertain times for physicians.  The future of healthcare is uncertain for everyone involved, from payors to providers to consumers.  In fact, there may be only one universal certainty about the future of healthcare: things are changing and are going to continue to change.

The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) has sent shivers of panic through all levels of … Continue Reading