OIG Report: Medicare Paid out Millions in Improper Payments to Chiropractors

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A report issued this month by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) finds that about half of Medicare payments made for chiropractic services between 2010 and 2015 were improper – that is they either were not medically necessary, not billed properly or not sufficiently documented. The report, titled “Medicare needs better controls to prevent fraud,…

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Florida Telemedicine Update

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Filed last September by Florida Senator Aaron Bean, Senate Bill 280, which establishes the standard of care for telehealth and defines the scope of practice for the delivery of telehealth services, is winding its way through the 2018 Legislative session. The bill has gone through the Banking and Insurance and the Health Policy committees, and…

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