OIG Alleges Duplicate Medicaid Payment for Medicare Covered Home Health Supplies

Medicaid programs in five states made inappropriate home health services payments for dually-eligible Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries according allegations from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). In its report, “Duplicate Medicaid Home Health Payments: Medical Supplies and Therapeutic Services,” OIG estimated that the states paid $1 million for non-routine medical supplies and therapy services on items and…