OIG Report finds CMS and its contractors failed to address fraud vulnerabilities in electronic health records

A recent report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) concluded that CMS and its contractors have failed to adopt program integrity measures focused on fraud vulnerabilities with the use of electronic health records (EHR).  Recognizing that EHR technology may make it easier for individuals to perpetrate fraud, the OIG found that CMS and its contractors had not adequately adjusted their review practices. The report addressed several specific ways in which EHR documentation practices can make it easier for individuals… Read More >