In Audit
Apr 24th, 2014
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on April 7, 2014 identifying electrodiagnostic testing as an area of questionable billing, vulnerable to fraud, waste, and abuse. Electrodiagnostic tests are used to evaluate patients with nerve damage. Investigations revealed that in 2011: Medicare paid approximately $486 million ...
Jan 1st, 2013
By Jillian Harrington, MHA, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCS-P Use this year’s OIG Work Plan to control risk and keep physician compliance programs healthy. When preparing to close out one calendar year and move to the next, it’s important to review your Medicare compliance efforts. A comprehensive auditing and monitoring program is crucial to yearly compliance ...