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Avoiding Fraud: Telehealth Contracts with IDFPR Attorney Michael V. Favia

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Avoiding Fraud in Telehealth Contracts and Issue Spotting with IDFPR Attorney Michael V. Favia

Healthcare technology and telehealth services make it easier and more efficient for patients to see doctors online, which was encouraged and expanded during the COVID pandemic, and which requires vigilance to avoid fraud in telehealth contracts with “telemedicine companies” as described in government alerts.

Today Chicago IDFPR Attorney Michael V. Favia identifies potential fraud situations that could compromise doctors and healthcare professionals targeted by telehealth fraud schemes.

The Healthcare Consultants Podcast is Sponsored by the Chicago Health Law Firm of Michael V. Favia & Associates, P.C.

Avoiding Fraud in Telehealth Contracts: Issue Spotting

  • The Pandemic Encouraged Telehealth Services Increasing Care Options
  • Fraud Alert by DOJ and Criminal Charges for $1.2 Billion in Fraudulent Services
  • Watch for Recruited Patients Participating in Fraud
  • Sufficient Contact with Patients and Meaningfully Detailed Medical Records   
  • Compensation Structures Common with Fraud Schemes
  • Contracts for Limited Services Not Otherwise Insured or Paid
  • Limitations on Items or Services, Restrictions on Practitioners
  • Insufficient Practitioner – Patient Follow-Up Could Signal Fraud and Abuse  

Chicago IDFPR Attorney Michael V. Favia (312) 609-6666

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