Your company acquires the operating assets of a nursing home, including assignment of the nursing home’s Medicare and Medicaid participation agreements and provider numbers. A year after the closing, the Medicare program audits claims submitted by the prior owners, disallows $100,000 in claims, and begins to recoup the disallowed amount from current Medicare payments.
Does your company have any defense against the recoupment? Why or why not?
The question belongs to Law and it discusses about a scenario where a company acquires the operating assets of a nursing home. The company, after 1 year disallows claims and recoups the amount from the current payments.
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