Hospice Audit Series: The Latest Developments and Strategies for Success in the Ever-changing Audit Landscape

Husch Blackwell LLP
Contact
Hospice Audits Series

Audits are a fact of life for hospices—it’s not a matter of “if” a hospice will be audited, but “when.” The alphabet soup of audits has expanded, from UPICs to SMRCs, CPIs, TPEs and more. With the hospice carve-in to Medicare Advantage, MAO audits will join the list. The recent pause in audits as a result of the COVID pandemic hints at increased activity as the pandemic wanes. In this new series, Meg Pekarske and Bryan Nowicki of Husch Blackwell’s Hospice Audit team deconstruct the See more +

Hospice Audits Series

Audits are a fact of life for hospices—it’s not a matter of “if” a hospice will be audited, but “when.” The alphabet soup of audits has expanded, from UPICs to SMRCs, CPIs, TPEs and more. With the hospice carve-in to Medicare Advantage, MAO audits will join the list. The recent pause in audits as a result of the COVID pandemic hints at increased activity as the pandemic wanes. In this new series, Meg Pekarske and Bryan Nowicki of Husch Blackwell’s Hospice Audit team deconstruct the most recent developments in hospice audits, and provide insight and guidance addressing the why, when and how of audits and, most importantly, what hospices can do about it.

Today's Episode: The Latest Developments and Strategies for Success in the Ever-changing Audit Landscape

In this inaugural episode of our Hospice Audit Series, Husch Blackwell’s Meg and Bryan review three recent audit examples that resulted in multimillion-dollar extrapolated overpayments being thrown out by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Meg and Bryan saved hospice clients over $50 million in alleged overpayments in these three audits alone! The strategies and arguments discussed on this podcast can help other hospices in similar situations. See less -

Embed
Copy

Other MultiMedia by Husch Blackwell LLP

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Husch Blackwell LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

Husch Blackwell LLP
Contact
more
less

Husch Blackwell LLP on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.