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OIG Policy Regarding Providers, Practitioners, and Suppliers That Waive Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Amounts Attributable to Retroactive Increases in Payment Rates Resulting from the Operation of New Federal Statutes or Regulations

Guidance to providers, practitioners, and suppliers that they will not be subject to OIG administrative sanctions if they waive retroactive beneficiary liability (as defined in the guidance), subject to the conditions noted in the policy statement.

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Issued by: Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Issue Date: June 25, 2010

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