Healthcare Fraud for Nurse Practitioners

In September 2019, The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General and law enforcement announced they were able to take down 35 individuals for participation in healthcare fraud schemes involving $2.1 Billion in losses. We’ve almost come to expect news like this. In the above example, OIG was targeting genetic testing …

NP Legislative Action Required

Declaring “It is time for Congress to…improve the efficiency of the Medicare program by enabling nurse practitioners order home health services,” ACNP joined five other national NP organizations in calling on Congress to include the provisions of the “Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act” (H.R. 2267/S. 227) in any Medicare agreement taken during the “lame …

Action Alert from ACNP – Home Health Services

Take Action Now: Tell Congress to Let NPs Order Home Health Services Overview Home health care is an increasingly important benefit to Medicare enrollees, enabling homebound patients to receive skilled nursing and rehabilitative care once available only in hospitals or physician offices. According to an analysis of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s data presented in …