Recent press releases provide notice of activities that draw the government’s ire — and result in serious criminal consequences. Focusing on these issues is a helpful exercise for any physician trying to stay within the law.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addressed the New York Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit on November 5 in Brooklyn and updated attendees on the government’s efforts to rein in health care fraud. Significantly, she also indicated that CMS intends to squeeze out some of the excessive profit that is currently available to certain suppliers under Medicare. Her… Continue Reading