TITLE

Avoid being drawn into billing fraud

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Health care providers can be drawn unwittingly into fraudulent Medicare billing schemes, with significant liability. Risk managers must take the necessary steps to screen for fraudulent billing and avoid any questionable relationships. ∎ Providers can be liable for vendor-generated fraud. ∎ The appearance of impropriety can be costly, even if no fraud is proven. ∎ Many scams can be detected with a simple visit to the vendor's work site.
ACCESSION #
47507992

 

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