10a NCAC 22F .0706        RECOUPMENT OF OVERPAYMENTS

The Division will ensure that:

(1)           counties recover any and all recipient responsible overpayments as a debt to the participating governments;

(2)           counties accept payments from each recipient and give the recipient a receipt for each transaction;

(3)           counties keep a separate accounting for Medicaid repayments on each recipient;

(4)           repayments are forwarded to the Division of Medical Assistance utilizing the DMA 7050 form.  This must be done at least on a monthly basis;

(5)           the usual adjustments to federal, state, and county funds are made by the state;

(6)           Medical Assistance overpayments are not recouped through check reduction;

(7)           payments received from recipients with overpayments involving more than one program will be prorated so that the Medicaid program will receive its fair share of each payment.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑25(b); 108A‑64; 42 C.F.R. Part 431; 42 C.F.R. Part 455; 42 C.F.R. Part 456;

Eff. May 1, 1984.