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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Fraud & Abuse:
Keep Lab Referrals and Claims on Point, Recent Enforcement Suggests

Extreme judgments may be a precursor of things to come. Time and again, fraudsters try to sidestep the feds’ wrath. And that’s why unlawful lab referrals and unnecessary testing remain a thorn in Medicare’s side. Last month’s junket of off-the-chart cases suggests enforcement agencies are just getting started. 3 for 3: A trio of physicians with practices spanning three separate [...]