Health Care Fraud and Abuse: A Physician's Guide to Compliance, 2nd Edition
by Hoyt W. Torras, American Medical Association
Paperback, 433pp, 8.5" x 11"
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Implement a compliance program that ensures accuracy and increases revenue. This edition addresses that information and provides updated resources and tools to improve compliance efforts.
Complying with complex laws and guidelines does not have to be another administrative impediment to the success of your medical practice. Health Care Fraud and Abuse: A Physicians Guide to Compliance offers the direction you need to design an effective program that can improve the results of your coding, billing, and accounts receivable management processes - and keep your practice focused on providing the best possible patient care.
Recommended by the American Medical Association, this resource helps physicians:
Understand the implications of the fraud and abuse laws in their day-to-day practice
Identify areas where violations could occur
Determine what steps to consider to minimize exposure and ensure compliance
Examples of compliance actions that even the smallest practice can afford to implement
Addresses the concerns of the largest practices
Provides numerous examples of potentially illegal activities, permissible arrangements and where to go for information that will help manage compliance risks
This second edition addresses that information and provides updated resources and tools to improve compliance efforts. This resource also features data on Stark legislation, more examples, and web links.
Updated material on:
Phase one of the final rule related to physician self referral (Stark legislation)
Expanded examples and scenarios on what constitutes fraud and abuse
New information from the OIG semi-annual report and work plan
More Web links and references to help you stay current with the developing regulations
Also included are effective compliance actions that even the smallest practice can afford to implement, as well as those concerns that the largest groups must address.
(information provided by the publisher)
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