UNC Hospitals accused of overbilling Medicare by $2.5 million

Did you know that major hospitals face increased scrutiny of their internal controls and billing systems? These typically take the form of targeted audits conducted by the watchdog agency for Health and Human Resources (Office of Inspector General). Medicare recently accused UNC Hospitals of overbilling the federal insurance program by approximately $2.5 million, and are demanding repayment from the Chapel Hill health care organization. Read More