How to Prevent Medicare Fraud
Over the years, Medicare has been proactive in its efforts to bring awareness to Medicare fraud, a national problem that costs the program millions of dollars each year. The Medicare program relies heavily on a number of sources to assist them in the detection and prevention of Medicare fraud including professionals of the healthcare industry.
The OIG Special Fraud Alerts
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has designed and issued special fraud alerts to the health care provider community. These alerts were intended to publicize the national trends of fraud to the general public. It is also a way to provide insight and awareness on fraudulent practices within the industry and address violations specific to the...