There’s Upselling, and then there’s Upcharging

A new Propublica report sheds some light on some Medicare physicians who routinely charge Medicare the highest rate of reimbursement for office visits. When 90-100% of patient visits to your office are so complex that they warrant the highest level of care and reimbursement, something is going on there. Fortunately, the abusers don’t appear to be in the majority, but they are costing taxpayers lots of money. Here’s the scoop:

http://www.propublica.org/article/billing-to-the-max-docs-charge-medicare-top-rate-for-office-visits

 

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