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Fighting Fraud: Telemedicine Investigations are on the Rise


During the pandemic, telehealth services allowed more Americans to access quality care remotely. However, with the rapid expansion of telemedicine services has come a surge in fraudulent activities targeting the system. There is now a collaborative effort to crack down on inaccurate coding and billing of these services. Investigations, audits, and fines are on the rise and every healthcare organization should be on alert. In this eBrief, we explore recent cases of telemedicine fraud — and share how your organization can ensure compliance and avoid massive penalties.

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Lee Fifield

Lee Fifield has a Bachelor of Science in communications from Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, and has worked as a writer and editor for more than 15 years.

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