WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 Atlantic InformationServices, Inc. (AIS) -- Driven by tough new congressional mandates and intensepressure from the states, CMS and the HHS Office of Inspector General are nowlaunching unprecedented efforts to curtail Medicaid payment errors and fraudand abuse ... and recover overpayments.
To assist health care compliance officers in preparing for this onslaughtof new requirements and scores of eager auditors and enforcers, HCCA (thepremiere association in the field) and AIS (publisher of the industry-leadingReport on Medicare Compliance) have teamed up to publish The HCCA/AIS MedicaidCompliance News.
With huge government funding and manpower investments already in place,there is no chance this enforcement freight train will be derailed.
The HCCA/AIS Medicaid Compliance News provides timely news and practicalcompliance strategies for hospitals, health systems and other providers andsuppliers. For more information and to read the current issue, visithttp://www.aishealth.com/Products/NewsMCN.html.Listed below are the articles and resources found in the September issue: -- MIP Auditors Hit Four States; 60-Day Rule Creates Tense Recoupment Dynamics -- In N.Y., Sheehan Revs Up Medicaid Machine; Mandatory Compliance Programs to Come -- Providers Said to Be Confused About DRA Education Provisions -- DRA Education: One Provider's Approach -- Example of Hospital DRA Compliance Program Policy -- Multistate Providers Face Problems Complying With DRA Rules -- States Advise Providers To Comply With PERM Audit Contractors -- Medicaid Risk Area: Physician Recruitment Compensation Checklist -- CMS to Expand Medi-Medi Data Matching in Next Four Years -- State MCFUs Recover Record Fraud Amounts, OIG Report Says To access the issue in its entirety, visithttp://www.aishealth.com/Products/NewsMCN.html.
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