ADVANCE: "Understanding Fraud vs. Abuse"
Holly J. Cassano, CPC discussed the potential fraud and abuse that could occur in medical coding practices. In addition she highlights the AAPC’s Code of Ethics that that states “Professional and personal behavior of AAPC members must be exemplary. Members shall use only legal and ethical means in all professional dealings and shall refuse to cooperate with, or condone by silence, the actions of those who engage in fraudulent, deceptive, or illegal acts.”