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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Steer Clear of OIG Action on Lab-Test Fraud

High costs and usage spur fed oversight. The 25 most-frequently ordered lab tests are under the fed’s microscope for false claims and kickbacks. In fact, the OIG just added the subject, “Monitoring Medicare Payments for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests-Mandatory Review,” to its list of active Work Plan items in May. Read on to make sure your lab has a clean [...]