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New OIG Reports Peg Billing Trends and Prescribing Hotspots as Harbingers of Part D Fraud


By on Jun 30, 2015
Posted In Pharmaceuticals

On Tuesday, June 23, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released two reports that hone in on data patterns showing potential fraud and abuse in the Medicare Part D program.  These reports were released less than a week after a coordinated national Medicare fraud takedown that included a...

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Recent OIG Report Spotlights Millions in Overpayments Caused by Physician Place-of-Service Coding Errors


By and on Jun 18, 2015
Posted In Uncategorized

On May 6, 2015, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released a report on overpayments attributed to incorrect physician place-of-service coding. The report determined that Medicare potentially overpaid physicians approximately $33.4 million for incorrectly coded services that were provided from January 2010 through September 2012....

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