Compliance Issues in Gastroenterology
Michael E. Anderson
SLACK, 2005 - Medical - 143 pages
Compliance is a hot topic in today's changing world of health care regulation. As federal and state governments continue to increase their enforcement activity, it is important for physicians and their office staff in the field of gastroenterology to protect themselves from allegations of health care fraud.
Compliance Issues in Gastroenterology is an excellent first step in gaining the requisite knowledge of many of the applicable rules and regulations governing health care fraud and abuse so as to better ensure that physicians are acting in accordance with them.
This necessary manual written by health care fraud and compliance attorney Michael E. Anderson is on the forefront of these changing times with a focus aimed at identifying compliance issues in gastroenterology practice. Common billing, risk management, and legal issues pertinent to the field of gastroenterology are covered in this unique text.
The ability of the practitioner to effectively identify these issues is paramount in avoiding the massive expense that may be incurred when a physician is forced to defend his or her business decisions.
By using actual case examples, Compliance Issues in Gastroenterology takes these issues and presents them in an understandable format, clarifying to physicians and other health care providers the often cloudy issues surrounding proper business conduct.