Ophthalmology singled out in 2014 OIG work plan

On Jan. 31, the Office of the Inspector General published its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2014. Each year the OIG publishes the plan, which advises the health care industry about the topics and areas on which the OIG intends to focus its resources. As usual, this year’s plan identified a number of topics of interest to ophthalmologists.For many years the OIG has identified billing for evaluation and management (E&M) services as an area of focus. This year’s work plan is no different; it identifies inappropriate payment for E&M services (Read more...)