In this series, I shared that the government recovered five billion dollars from the healthcare False Claims Act in 2021, one of the most significant recoveries in the history of healthcare.
Leaders, if you don’t want to be next on their list, it’s time to enact a compliance program that helps:
#7: Combat healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse.
You are not alone in this fight.
The OIG has created a five-principle strategy to show they are doing their part, which includes:
When you take the time to understand the goals of the OIG, this will help you build a compliance program that ensures the integrity of government and commercial insurance programs.
So, let’s take this one step further.
As a citizen, you want your hard-earned money to be used effectively by the government…right?
Each time we don’t actively monitor our compliance program through the correction of errors, our taxpayer dollars are at risk.
When your practice does its part, that is one more dollar saved, which sustains the future of Federal health care programs.
*The opinions and observations from Joi Sherrod/group are not a promise to exempt your practice from fines and penalties. Research, modify and tailor the advice to fit your specialty.
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