Corporate Compliance

Note: OIG reviews CMS’ use of error rate data

Medicare Insider, October 19, 2010

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Editor’s note: Kimberly Hoy, Esq., director of Medicare and compliance for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

This week the OIG issued a report criticizing CMS’ use of the error rate data that they receive from the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program and the HPMP Hospital Payment Monitoring Program (HPMP), now consolidated under CERT.  In the report, the OIG was particularly concerned about CMS not targeting “error-prone” providers and requiring corrective action plans.

Continue reading Kimberly's note at the MedicareMentor Blog.



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