Newsworthy Month of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Cases from the OIG, Trusty Tip for Part VIII of SMRC Audits, and Chinua Achebe’s Spark


Welcome to the Paint The Medical Picture Podcast, created and hosted by Sonal Patel, CPMA, CPC, CMC, ICD-10-CM.

It’s a brand New Year!! 2021 is finally here and it’s flying by so fast!!

Season 2 is in full swing, and Sonal’s 17th episode of the season features Newsworthy updates for the month’s fraud, waste, and abuse cases.

Trusty Tip discloses more details on Part VIII of Sonal’s compliance recommendations from the new wave of audits coming in from the Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC). She focuses on Specimen Validity in this latest audit.

Spark inspires us all to strive for greatness by respecting the achievements of others, from the words of Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe.

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