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Typically, when you feel sick, injured, or uncertain about a health condition you’re experiencing, you go to a doctor.
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In this episode of Compliance Conversations, I chatted with Charla Prillaman, the Regional Vice President for Healthicity Audit Services and 30-year audit veteran
Sometimes, when I mention coding and documenting Transitional Care Management, coders and auditors will get a crazy look in their eye that can best be described as, “subtle fear.”
But don’t panic, it’s easier than you think!
It’s always interesting to hear a doctor’s perspective on compliance, but it’s even more interesting when that doctor happens to be the OIG’s Chief Medical Officer. I had the pleasure of hearing her, Julie Taitsman, MD, JD, speak at the HCCA’s Regional Compliance Conference this May in New York City.
In December of 2016, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida announced a $12 million settlement with South Miami Hospital regarding allegations of medically unnecessary cardiac electrophysiology studies and other procedures allegedly performed by John R. Dylewski, M.D.
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Healthcare environments are prone to conflicts of interest. Healthcare is the perfect example of a complex adaptive system (CAS).These systems are prone to error on a regular basis, but, lucky for us, they’re also capable of incredible innovation, if the right conditions are created.