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Tue, 05/26/2015 - 22:39 — accupsychadmin
NEW FEDERAL RULE TO LIMIT MEDICARE FRAUD

As of Feb. 3, 2015,
CMS now can deny Medicare enrollment and or revoke Medicare billing privileges
of doctors and other healthcare providers as their authority to do so has been
significantly expanded. The changes affect billing companies, coding professionals,
hospitals, doctors and suppliers. The Final Rule (6045-F) is intended to reduce
enrollment of fraudulent providers and strengthen the integrity of the Medicare
program.

The new rule can be
accessed here:  https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/12/05/2014-28505/medicare-program-requirements-for-the-medicare-incentive-reward-program-and-provider-enrollment

From the American
Medical Billing Association (May 20, 2015)


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