Provider Strategies for Mitigating Telehealth Fraud & Abuse in 2021

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Dr. Gary Call, Chief Medical Officer at HMS

As healthcare spending continues to rise, so too does the inherent risk for bad actors to take advantage. Today, the United States is estimated to spend nearly 18 percent of its GDP, or $3.6 trillion, on healthcare, and is expected to increase to one-fifth of GDP within the next decade, according to the latest data. This alone provides ample motivation for fraud and abuse. While the full extent of healthcare fraud is difficult to measure,

The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) conservatively estimates that 3 percent – $68 billion –

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