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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

OIG Recovered $5.8 Billion in the Second Half of FY 2013

Between conversion factor issues and sequestration, Medicare is cutting back on payments for some services, but the OIG is finding additional ways to save money by recouping billions from medical practices across the country. According to the OIG’s April 2013 to Sept. 2013 Semiannual Report to Congress, the agency recouped $5.8 billion through recommendations, investigative efforts, and audit recovery during [...]