||CPE Credit: 2 |
Course Level: Basic
The health care industry in the United States is in a state of transition. Faced with many unique regulations, systems, procedures and records, the potential for fraudulent activity in this area is heightened. This course provides an overview of health care fraud; some common schemes; and steps taken to curb those bent on defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and other health care insurance programs. There is also a discussion of the different agencies involved with the detection and investigations of these particular frauds. Get the information you need to keep up with the latest fraud schemes and related laws affecting this highly complex profession.
What you will learn:
Cost of health care fraud to taxpayers and beneficiaries
Focus of government on fraud schemes
Importance of quality of care
Discussion of agencies involved with detection and investigations
Rise in oversight scrutiny
Expectations of regulators
Steps taken to reduce potential for fraud
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Presenter: Stephen A. Morreale, D.P.A., CHC
Recording Date: December 20, 2007
Duration: 100 Minutes
field of study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Last Updated: March 2013
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