There are many benefits to communicating to your cohorts in neighboring states, and not the least of it may be knowing when a provider is kicked out of Medicaid.
Authorities have asserted that Signature HealthCARE billed Medicaid for $2 million in unapproved costs, but this was an oversimplification that presented the company in an unfair light, the large long-term care provider contends.
A hospitalist company that works with thousands of post-acute care facilities is officially facing federal charges that its clinicians routinely overbilled Medicare and Medicaid, authorities announced Tuesday.
The Ensign Group announced a settlement with the Department of Justice on Monday in which it will pay $48 million. The case has been pending since 2006, when the company was accused of overbilling.
What happens when delegation without accountability takes place? We saw a good example last week, when the Office of Inspector General released a damning report about excessive Medicare charges from nursing homes.