Patient and Employee Screening in Your Medical Office to Avoid CMPs

The OIG (Office of the Inspector General) is cracking down more than ever in 2015 on Medicare fraud and abuse, which means that it’s a crucial time to review your medical office’s patient and employee screening practices. Recent statutes have expanded the authority of the OIG to exclude individuals from all federal health care programs….

CMS Announces Medicare Fraud Crackdown

Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that they will be introducing changes to increase security in an effort to reduce cases of Medicare fraud. Prompted in part by the Affordable Care Act, these program updates are centered on making the rules across providers more consistent for providers across the board. Additionally,…