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Understanding the basics of fraud & abuse in the health care industry.

Understanding the basics of fraud & abuse in the health care industry.

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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Mechanicsburg, Pa (5080 Ritter Rd., Mechanicsburg 17055-6903) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions,
  • Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions,
  • Medicare fraud,
  • Medicaid fraud

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnderstanding the basics of fraud and abuse in the health care industry., Fraud and abuse in the health care industry.
    SeriesPBI -- no. 2006-4634., PBI (Series) -- no. 2006-4634.
    ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3605.Z9 .U53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16278416M
    LC Control Number2006934532

    Fraud in Health care and organized crime James F. Dube, JD fa l S e C l ami S to me d i C a r e a n d medi C aid a r e nothing new. Billions of dollars are being lost in Medicare and Medicaid programs to waste, fraud and abuse. Fraud has been characterized by the FBI as intentional deception or misrepresentation of facts to. What is Health Care Fraud and Abuse. Health care fraud and abuse is a national problem that affects all of us either directly or indirectly. National estimates project that billions of dollars are lost to health care fraud and abuse on an annual basis. These losses lead to increased health care costs and potential increased costs for coverage.

    Attending a live Webinars: Webinars last 60 minutes, beginning at p.m. Eastern Time. Upcoming dates are listed below. Registrants receive instructions for login the day before the live webinar, along with access to the webinar resource book. Recorded formats:AHIMA offers on-demand webinars after their published release date.   The American Bar Association (ABA) Section on Health Law is meeting at Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC to review the many facets of healthcare at the 14th Annual Washington Health Law ters with hands-on experience dealing with fraud, reform, public health, policy, and compliance, are on hand to give their knowledge.. Nearly .

    Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies regarding efforts to combat health care fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid. Levinson testified that ‘‘OIG is using our adminis-trative authorities to hold responsible individuals ac-countable for fraud, including responsible corporate. Jones and Bartlett’s books and products are available through most bookstores and online book-sellers. To contact Jones and Bartlett Publishers directly, call , fax ,File Size: 1MB.


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