Get Serious About Coding Compliance in 2017
In case you missed the big hoo-ha last year, Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson announced the release of new guidelines for handling improper coding and billing issues and overpayments. Here is a video of his announcement from the stage of the Health Care Compliance Association’s Annual Conference.
Levinson told the audience that providers who are targeted for an audit would receive “no bonus points for having a compliance plan.” In the compliance world that statement is considered fair warning.
Source: Physicians Practice