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On January 1, 2015 CMS established a policy for Medicare for chronic care management (CCM) services to be paid under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
The OIG recently submitted their semiannual report to Congress. The report summarizes the significant work of the OIG for the reporting period covering October 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018.
Wait! Don’t open that bottle of champagne just yet! You submitted your MIPS but it looks like you might not be done with 2017, after all.
Experts in health information technology suggest that EHR technology can make it easier to commit fraud.
1. Medicare Fails To Recover Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars In Lab Overcharges - “Five years ago, Companion DX Reference Lab hoped to cash in on cutting-edge genetic tests paid for by Medicare.
On November 30th, the OIG posted its Semiannual Report to Congress. The report is a summary of the OIG’s activities from April 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017.
There are a lot of Copy and Paste horror stories. Physicians who accidentally copy and pasted information from one patient’s record to a different patient. Or Copy and Pasting that goes rogue and suddenly, a woman with a family history of breast cancer has a history of breast cancer herself.
1. Miami-Area Man Charged For Role in $63 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme - A Miami-area man was charged in an indictment unsealed today for his alleged participation in a $63 million health care fraud scheme involving a now-defunct community mental health center located in Miami. Read the full story here.