Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland, will pay $3,154,000 to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare for medically unnecessary evaluation and management services and separately billing bundled procedures
Q: Our utilization review (UR) committee originally took a more strictly peer review role but over time its scope and responsibilities have broadened. We're not sure that it still makes sense for the UR committee to be categorized as a subcommittee of the medical staff. What is the current recommended reporting structure for a UR committee?
This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2020 ICD-10-CM codes, new voluntary appeals settlement options for inpatient rehabilitation facilities, updated instructions for organ transplant programs, and more!