Quote from Rnasn2017
Can a home health agency give their Nurses/PT/OT financial bonuses for referring PATIENTS to come on service?
for patients receiving Medicare and Medicaid.
Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevention, Detection, and Reporting .
Medicare fraud typically includes any of the following:
● Knowingly submitting, or causing to be submitted, false
claims or making misrepresentations of fact to obtain a
Federal health care payment for which no entitlement
would otherwise exist
● Knowingly soliciting, receiving, offering, and/or paying
remuneration to induce or reward referrals for items or
services reimbursed by Federal health care programs
To learn about real-life cases of Medicare fraud and abuse and the consequences for culprits, visit the Medicare Fraud Strike Force