Suspended Without a Net: Provider’s Guide to Medicare Payment Suspensions, in Bloomberg BNA’s Medicare ReportMarch 21, 2014
Amy Lerman, an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office, wrote an article titled "Suspended Without a Net: Provider's Guide to Medicare Payment Suspensions."
Following is an excerpt:
A suspension of a provider's Medicare payments is one of the most powerful tools the Medicare program has to combat suspected program fraud and abuse. Medicare providers and suppliers need to understand the payment suspension regulations and process, particularly because the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services can sometimes implement this sanction without prior notice.