Most medical coders, auditors, and compliance professionals are aware of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) program. It is designed to help providers and suppliers reduce claim denials and appeals through one-on-one help.
A quick riddle for you. What totaled $12.59 billion over the course of 14 million transactions? The answer: payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals in 2022 from industries such as medical device and pharmaceutical companies.