Private Duty Home Care in Fraud Enforcers’ Crosshairs

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Some owners and managers of private duty home care agencies mistakenly think that fraud and abuse prohibitions apply only to services paid for by the Medicare Program. In fact, fraud and abuse prohibitions apply to providers if they accept any state or federal funds, including, but not limited to, Medicaid, Medicaid waiver, VA, and Tri-Care. Many private […]

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Private Duty Home Care in Fraud Enforcers’ Crosshairs

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Some owners and managers of private duty home care agencies mistakenly think that fraud and abuse prohibitions apply only to services paid for by the Medicare Program. In fact, fraud and abuse prohibitions apply to providers if they accept any state or federal funds, including, but not limited to, Medicaid, Medicaid waiver, VA, and Tri-Care. Many private […]

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What About Private Duty/Homecare Services and Fraud?

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Written by Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq. and presented here with the authors permission. There seems to be a myth among providers of private duty or homecare services that the federal anti-kickback statute applies to Medicare certified providers only. On the contrary, the anti-kickback statute applies to providers who receive funds from any state or federal healthcare program; […]

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What About Private Duty/Homecare Services and Fraud?

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Written by Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq. and presented here with the authors permission. There seems to be a myth among providers of private duty or homecare services that the federal anti-kickback statute applies to Medicare certified providers only. On the contrary, the anti-kickback statute applies to providers who receive funds from any state or federal healthcare program; […]

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