Becker's Healthcare September 16, 2022
Jakob Emerson

From Medicare Advantage providers denying access to care unnecessarily to the nation’s organ transplant network being vulnerable to a cyberattack, these are 10 recent findings from HHS’ Office of the Inspector General:

  1. An audit from the office released Sept. 12 found that New York improperly billed Medicaid by at least $84.3 million for nonemergency medical transportation services provided in New York City. 
  2. A report from the office released in September found that Medicare beneficiaries who live in urban areas, Hispanic people and women are some of the groups that used telehealth the most in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  3. The same report in September showed how much each state’s Medicare population used telehealth. Massachusetts’ Medicare population showed...

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