Trusted Provider

Faster payments for 'trusted' providers?

Faster payments for 'trusted' providers?

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Rep. Roger W. Williams (R-TX) has introduced a "trusted provider" bill in the House of Representatives. The measure would give Medicare claim review protections for those who pose a lower risk of submitting fraudulent claims.

Let's remove the long-term care 'fraud tattoo'

Let's remove the long-term care 'fraud tattoo'

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Even though this legislation ostensibly is supposed to help providers, the "Medicare Established Provider Act" may encourage facilities to react or continue to act ultra-conservatively in the therapy provisions to Medicare beneficiaries.