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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Fraud & Abuse:

Watch Your Lab Referrals and Claims or Pay the Price

Fraud enforcements bring hefty fines - and prison. Unlawful lab referrals and unnecessary testing remain a thorn in Medicare's side. Last month's junket of extreme judgments may be a precursor of things to come. 3 for 3: A trio of physicians with practices spanning three separate states settled with the Department of Justice (DOJ) over referral and false claims violations [...]