Long-Term Care

PPS Q&A

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, November 1, 2009

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Q: We conducted an internal audit of our facility and found some billing errors. Now what do we do?

A: First, let me congratulate you on taking the initiative to conduct a proactive internal audit; it is a facility’s best defense when it comes to compliance in billing practices.

In fact, conducting internal audits is one of the seven elements recommended by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) as part of an effective compliance program. Another recommended element is developing corrective action initiatives.

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