Congress Cracks Down on Fraud
The durable medical equipment sector has zero tolerance for illegal activity. This is why the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) proposed an aggressive, comprehensive 13-point anti-fraud plan to Congress.
Much of that plan has been adopted by Medicare or incorporated into legislation, so it’s no coincidence that, as the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General testified before Congress, criminals have shifted away from the DME sector.
Some elements of AAHomecare’s plan that have been adopted include: