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Understanding the basics of fraud and abuse in the health care industry.

Understanding the basics of fraud and abuse in the health care industry.

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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in [Mechanicsburg, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions,
  • Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions,
  • Medicare fraud,
  • Medicaid fraud

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesFraud and abuse in the health care industry
    SeriesPBI -- no. 2009-5746, PBI -- no. 09:157, PBI (Series) -- no. 2009-5746., PBI (Series) -- no. 09:157.
    ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3605.A75 U53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 358 p. :
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23916103M
    LC Control Number2009922466

    Describe your responsibilities as a healthcare manager as it applies to fraud and abuse As a Healthcare manager, one is expected to help combat the kind of fraud and abuse occurring in the Health care system, the governments False claims (FCA) of targeted the health and abuse, under the law, a manager should alert his workers on the consequences attached to the fraud and abuse . Guideline: Developing an Effective Compliance Plan: A Guide for Healthcare Practices 3. The Fraud and Abuse Laws. All healthcare administrators and practicing healthcare providers should have at least a basic understanding of state and federal fraud and abuse laws. The federal fraud and abuse laws that apply to healthcare providers are:File Size: KB.

    Health care fraud includes "snake oil" marketing, health insurance fraud, drug fraud, and medical insurance fraud occurs when a company or an individual defrauds an insurer or government health care program, such as Medicare (United States) or equivalent State programs. The manner in which this is done varies, and persons engaging in fraud are always . Abuse: Payment for items or services that are billed by mistake by providers, but should not be paid for by Medicare. This is not the same as fraud. Learn more about medical coding and billing, training, jobs and certification.

    Government responded several years ago by requiring all segments of the health care industry to develop and adhere to a stringent set of regulations aimed at preventing fraud and abuse. Fraud is defined as the intentional deceptive act intended to obtain a benefit to which a person is not entitled (Vicchrilli 1). the exception to the hearsay rule. to be permissible as evidence the records must be: created by a person within the business who has knowledge of the acts, conditions or diagnoses, events or opinions documented. Documented during the normal course of business. Generated at or near the time of patient care.


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