Posts Tagged ‘OIG’

OIG and Chiropractors: agency response and comments

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In the final part of this series we look into how the office of the inspector general responded to the 2015 report. While there is one recommendation that the OIG did not agree with you can see how they agreed with most of the recommendations overall. This is really one of the documents that shows…

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OIG and Chiropractors: Conclusions and Recommendations

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Patient Options has been examining the OIG of September 2015 and how the government investigates fraud. This post will bring us to the Conclusions and recommendations that the OIG has come to after sifting through all the data. As you read the following pay attention that in 2013 they found that 20% or 1 in…

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OIG and Chiropractors: The Findings

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We have covered what the OIG was looking into chiropractors. Now lets peak at what they have found…   In 2013, $76 million of the Medicare payments for chiropractic services were questionable Of the $502 million that Medicare paid in 2013 for chiropractic services, $76.1 million was for claims that were questionable based on our…

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OIG and Chiropractors: The methodology of finding fraud

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For the third part of this series, Patient Options breaks down the OIG report detailing the red flags the OIG used to detect fraud.. This article will list the areas of concern that they found tended to be fraudulent. METHODOLOGY This study is national in scope and is based primarily on paid Medicare claims for…

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OIG and Chiropractic: The Background

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Patient Options is bringing you the background of why chiropractors are on the Office of the Inspector Generals hit list for areas of fraud in government spending. In this multi-part series we summarize the report that came out in 2015 that guides their fraud investigation. In this post we bring you the background and basis…

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OIG and Chiropractors: The Introduction

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Practitioners are on the radar. At patient options we try to go above and beyond serving you with the latest and newest information when it comes to being able to give legal compliant discounts and avoiding fraud. We are introducing our new blog series that deals with the office of the inspector general and chiropractors specifically.…

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