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VIDEO: Compliance plans, education can help physicians prevent Medicare fraud involvement


Medicare fraud and strategies to combat the crimes have become more intense as the program has grown in size and complexity, experts say.

As Medicare turns 50, Dr. Julie Taitsman, chief medical officer for the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Inspector General, discusses how doctors can avoid Medicare fraud. Dr. Taitsman shares common ways doctors and their billings come to the government’s attention and how doctors can fall prey to health fraud involvement.

In this exclusive video, Dr. Taitsman also discusses relevant health fraud laws that can impact physician practices and what doctors can expect of the OIG’s efforts to fight Medicare fraud in the future.

View the video interview on YouTube.

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