Physician assistants at center of billing schemes

Physician assistants (PAs), who frequently provide primary care services to patients under the direct supervision of a doctor, are often the focal point for fraud. PAs--and people posing as them--have billed Medicare for millions of dollars of services that they don't provide. In one instance, a PA in Illinois is suing his former employer after he was allegedly pressured to commit fraud and was fired when he blew the whistle on their practices. Read the full article at FierceHealthPayerAntiFraud

 

 

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