Healthcare IT News: OIG cracks down on Medicaid over-billing

The Office of Inspector General has released a new report that serves as a warning to Medicaid providers who don’t monitor their books very closely. AAPC Physician Services Regional Director Charla Prillaman, CPCO, CPC, CPC-I, CCC, CEMC, CPMA, was recently quoted in a Healthcare IT News article that focuses on overpayments and how to deal with them.

“Overpayments occur through a number of payment mechanisms and if they’re not routinely monitored and refunded, you could errantly retain funds to which you are not entitled,” she says.

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