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According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ deputy administrator and director of its Center for Program Integrity, waste accounts for 30 percent of overall health-care costs. Given that staggering statistic, it should come as no surprise that the HHS is ratcheting up its enforcement efforts – with an eye towards misconduct at the physician level.

In this Bloomberg BNA Report, HHS Inspector General Adds Enforcement Muscle to Catch Physician Fraud, you will:

  • Access a list of Practice Tips physician groups and those who advise them can employ to steer clear of costly and embarrassing enforcement actions.
  • Understand recent developments in health fraud actions against physicians – including beefed up enforcement to identify physicians accepting illegal kickbacks and using a physician’s own electronic data to identify fraudulent activity, such as spikes and irregularities in billing .
  • See how the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) is expanding its permissive exclusion power, allowing the office to pursue physician conduct that may be otherwise criminal, even without obtaining a criminal conviction.

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