Author "Michael Miscoe"

By Michael Miscoe
Dec 2nd, 2014
By Michael D. Miscoe JD, CPC, CASCC, CUC, CPCO, CCPC, CHCC The US Department of Justice recently announced settlement of False Claims Act 9 (FCA) allegations against Extendicare Health Services, Inc. (“Extendicare”) and its subsidiary Progressive St...
By Michael Miscoe
May 30th, 2014
By Michael Miscoe, Esq. Here is an interesting story.  What is most notable is that the estimated total of “improper payments” is based on alleged coding and documentation deficiencies.  For the coding errors, is it that the code did not represent t...
By Michael Miscoe
Apr 1st, 2008
By Michael D. Miscoe, CPC, CHCC At the recent AAPC National Conference in Anaheim, I was asked an excellent question during ad-hoc networking. The question was, “Is subsequent inpatient E/M services or discharge evaluations following surgery within t...