The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have doubled their budget in the last year for fraud, waste and abuse mitigation. As a result, they are planning to crack down and perform more audits to prevent further abuses from happening.
Insurers have asked for and received the last two years as a grace period. The plan was created in 2019, but the industry has needed time to analyze the rules and adjust.
Learn more about what this all means at https://medicalcodingnews.org/more-money-for-cms-means-more-medicare-audits/