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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

Unnecessary Services Lead to $5.3 Million Repayment for NY Doctor

When coding and billing experts continually remind practices to “put medical necessity first,” they aren’t just blowing smoke. Without a medically necessary reason to perform your services, you could be facing jail time. A New York physician is learning that lesson the hard way this week after pleading guilty to billing Medicare for $14.2 million in claims for medically unnecessary [...]