By Susan Gatehouse, RHIT, CCS, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
While we continue to remain amid a pandemic, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has not skipped a beat in pressing forward with their plan for addressing potentially fraudulent activity associated with COVID 19 billing.
The current administration has funneled a tremendous amount of money into healthcare systems. It will not be long before they take steps to ensure that the funds were appropriated as intended.
In a recent article published by ICD-10 Monitor-News, Axeas CEO, Susan Gatehouse analyzes the particulars around the need for healthcare facilities to focus on their compliance plan and isolate key areas as it relates to COVID-19.
To read more about ways to ensure fraud prevention and to help mitigate internal risks and external audit reporting associated with COVID-19 coding and billing, you can access the complete article HERE.