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1/13/2014
09:06 AM

Feds Must Prioritize EHR Billing Fraud, Watchdogs Say

Medicare agency should provide better guidance to contractors on how to spot billing fraud, Inspector General says.

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Ken Terry
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Ken Terry,
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1/14/2014 | 5:16:39 PM
Re: Be Careful
I hope the Republican senators now ganging up on CMS get this message.
RobPreston
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1/13/2014 | 9:33:12 AM
Be Careful
As this piece suggests, these are red flags only. One doctor's shorcut -- in an effort to spend more time with patients and less time on administrative work -- isn't necessarily evidence of fraud. Honest doctors (and they're the vast majority) need to be aware of these red flags as well.
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