Diabetes Practice Options: Avoid Simple Mistakes When Coding …

Fraud is always a concern in practice management settings and medical coders and billers need to take note on all fraud-related suspicions. AAPC member Jen de Zayas, CPC, CPC-H wrote about fraud in the latest Diabetes Practice Options newsletter.

“Some perfectly legitimate physicians are audited when they forget to include, or don’t know about, a particular form, or incorrectly register a business,” she wrote. “Payers might interpret these mistakes as fraud, because less scrupulous offices may do these same things deliberately.”

Read the full article here.

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