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Billing in the Name of Another
Medicaid has learned that many physicians routinely allow extenders to bill in the physician's name, thereby reaping an additional 20% for such services. Unfortunately, not only is such conduct illegal, but Medicaid (and soon Medicare) regularly analyzes the number of services attributable to a single physician and will investigate when it feels that the number of services/physician exceeds the statistical norm.
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