Happy Monday, Home Health Care News readers, and welcome to October. Catch up on all things home health and home care with our weekly roundup of must-read news. Keep reading to see our most-read posts from last week—and why home health fraud is once again coming into the spotlight.
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Atop the list is a report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) that found the fraud prevention system could be doing more to actually prevent fraud. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) agreed. Read the summary of the report here.
This summer, OIG conducted the largest-ever fraud crackdown, reaching $1.3 billion in false billings. We took a look at why federal agencies appear to be focusing in on home health care fraud.
Making a good first impression with clients in home care is a big deal. We looked at how a few companies do it, and do it well.
Written by Amy Baxter