Research Briefs

Date of this Version

4-18-2016

Abstract

Almost 3% of physicians who serve Medicare Part B Fee-for-Service (FFS) patients bill Medicare for services that would take more than 100 hours per week to provide – an implausible number – in this novel and easy-to-implement approach to detect potential overbilling based on the hours implied by actual billing codes.

Document Type

Brief

Number

15

License

Creative Commons License
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Keywords

medicare, physicians, payment & delivery, healthcare workforce

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http://ldi.upenn.edu/brief/detecting-potential-overbilling-medicare-reimbursement-hours-worked

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Date Posted: 09 December 2016