Beware Pitfalls Lurking in Medicare Changes, Definitions and Standards

Abbey, Duane C.
March 2015
New Perspectives on Healthcare Risk Management, Control & Govern;Spring2015, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
The article reports that the U.S. federal agency Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued Transmittal 505, to Publication 100-08, Medicare Program Integrity Manual on February 5, 2014. The transmitall focused on the concept of related services for auditing purposes and recovery auditors. Also emphasized is the joint encounters among physician and midlevel practitioner and physician's assistant to deal with the availability and use of nonphysician practitioners (NPPs).


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