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Don't Forget to Check (And Re-Check): The Medicare Exclusion Status of Employees and Contractors

By Christopher M. Huryn on August 01, 2018

As written in the July/August 2018 MD News Magazine
By, Chris M. Huryn, Partner and Co-Chair of Health Care Practice, Brouse McDowell, LPA

Checking the Medicare exclusionary status of employees and contractors is one mandatory element of a medical practice’s compliance program that is easily done but that can also be easily missed. Federal health care programs may not pay, directly or indirectly, for items or services that are furnished, ordered or prescribed by individuals or entities that have been excluded from participation in Medicare. This article discusses the compliance risk of employing a person excluded from Medicare to provide items or services for which Medicare makes a payment. 

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