Beyond Physicians: The Compliance Landscape for Advanced Practice Practitioners
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners aren’t immune to the scrutiny or consequences faced by physicians – and these recent examples showcase why.
Physicians aren’t the only professionals who are subject to enforcement actions – advanced practice practitioners (like physician assistants and nurse practitioners) face steep penalties for compliance problems like billing issues, opioid prescription misuse, anti-kickback actions, and medical necessity errors.
Our new eBrief, “Beyond Physicians: The Compliance Landscape for Advanced Practice Practitioners,” outlines recent enforcement actions against advanced practice practitioners and offers insight into complex real-world situations.
If your compliance program oversees physicians and APPs, you need to know that both groups are subject to intense enforcement scrutiny.