By Claire Thayer, December 6 , 2013
This week, Verisk Health posted a blog that identifies these three specific opportunities to help control costs and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse in healthcare:
- Tracking Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
- Assessing Lab National Coverage Determinations
- Improving Payment Accuracy on Modifiers 59 and 25
There's an interesting supportive infographic on the Verisk Health site that shows fraud, waste and abuse existing on a continuum and the level of intent a provider has to deceive – here’s a screen shot identifying the behaviors within the FWA continuum:
More details on these payment accuracy solutions are here.