USA Today reports that the inspector general’s report noted that one of the factors keeping the government from recouping these funds was problems with a new accounting system. Meanwhile, Modern Healthcare reports that these types of overpayments are some of the most difficult to collect.

From: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130703/IG-report-24543-million-in-Medicare-overpayments-remain-uncollected.aspx