The “Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities” Podcast was released and is now available. This podcast is designed to provide valuable education for Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTFs) about enrollment in the Medicare program. It includes information, such as the various requirements for different physicians; performance standards, including the 16 different requirements for an IDTF; billing issues, including the anti-mark-up payment limitation; ordering of tests; and place of service issues.
The “Medicare Fraud and Abuse: Prevention, Detection, and Reporting” Web-Based Training Course (WBT) was revised and is now available. This WBT is designed to provide education on how to identify Medicare fraud and abuse and understand the related laws and penalties. It includes information on what entities and safeguards protect against fraud and abuse, as well as how you can help prevent and report it. Continuing education credits are available to learners who successfully complete this course. See course description for more information. To access the WBT, go to MLN Products, scroll to the bottom of the web page and under “Related Links” click on “Web-Based Training Courses.”