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1. Hospital Pays $2.85 Million to Settle Improper Billing Allegations -
In calendar years 2014 and 2015, Medicare allowed payments of approximately $1.3 billion for chiropractic services provided to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide.
As compliance officers, we know all too well that our departments are often viewed as cost centers.
1. It’s Prison Time for Doctor Who Billed Private Insurers for Services Not Rendered -
According to the ICD-10-CM Guidelines, “Codes titled 'unspecified' are for use when the information in the medical record is insufficient
Encounters for patients who are pregnant, in delivery, or in the puerperium, use codes from Chapter 15:
Recently we held a webinar titled “EMTALA Mistakes You Should Never Make,” where we had a vibrant Q&A following the presentation. Because we didn’t have time to answer all of the questions during the webinar, I went through and answered some of the more interesting questions from the audience.