The physician must then refund to all Medicare patients whom he has treated under private contract any amount collected in excess of the Medicare Limiting Charge
The doctor cannot charge his own fee schedule price for the good or service, unless the doctor's idiosyncratic price just happens to coincide with the limiting charge
, which reflects the doctor's estimation of her value for the item.
In addition, CTIA requires an in-pixel integration capacitor (Cint), limiting charge
storage capacitance and dynamic range.
However, because Medicare approved amounts for non-PAR physicians are 95 percent of the rates for PAR physicians, the 15 percent limiting charge
is effectively only 9.
While the limiting charge
provisions govern physicians' charges for Medicare-covered services, these provisions do not directly affect charges for non-covered services," according to the statement.
Filing an incorrect or improper claim could result in a $2,000 fine; overcharging or establishing a private agreement with a patient to pay more than the limiting charge
for a service risked a similar fine, and potentially even a loss of license.
The Court rejected a constitutional challenge to the limiting charge
provision, holding that there was no "taking" prohibited by the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
These physicians have disregarded many limiting charge
notices indicating that they overcharged Medicare beneficiaries and failed to make refunds to those patients.
an actual charge in excess of the limiting charge
Effective July 1, 1995, this section requires carriers to include, in the Explanation of Medicare Benefits (EOMBs), information regarding the applicable limiting charge
(including information concerning the right to a refund) if the limiting charge
In a special session last April, the Oregon Legislature passed a law limiting charges
on short-term loans to $10 per $100 on original loans and no more than 36 percent annual interest on subsequent roll-overs, which were limited to two.