TITLE

Beware of the ZPIC: Tips for Revenue Cycle Leaders

AUTHOR(S)
Parrella, Christopher A.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Revenue Cycle Strategist;Apr2012, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need of awareness about regional zone program integrity contractor (ZPIC), which can exert their fraud-and-abuse detection authority in two key areas; prepayment medical reviews and post payment It highlights the Medicare Integrity Program, contracted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to control Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) fraud-and-abuse oversight responsibilities. Several tips for hospital revenue cycle leaders are also included. INSET: The ZPIC Landscape.
ACCESSION #
75132260

 

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