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Another Band-Aid, Please: Treating The Symptoms, Not The Disease

By Frank Cohen, Director of Analytics and Business Intelligence

As originally published by Racmonitor.com

A few weeks ago, the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) announced what it described as a way to clear up the current federal backlog of appeals and move the process forward more efficiently.

Of particular interest is the Statistical Sampling Pilot Program. Also of some interest is that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been conducting statistical audits for the past umpteen (I love that number) years now, and statistical sampling and extrapolation have become a way of life for many healthcare providers.

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