PSR transition means $1.1m less for Medicare

The PSR’s 2011–12 report, released last week, revealed the department of human services sent 30 requests for review to the PSR and repayment orders for 2011–12 totalled $668,459.63 compared to $1,813,894.34 recovered in 2010–11.

The report suggested the significant decrease could be attributed to the recent extended period without a panel to investigate cases, after all panellists were forced to resign in late 2010 when it was revealed they had not been properly appointed. Four