PEPPER in the News

Date Article Publication
5/2015 Have you accessed your 2015 hospice PEPPER? Homecare DIRECTION
3/9/2015 PEPPER Reports Coming to Home Health in July as Error Rates Rise Report on Medicare Compliance
3/1/2015 Red hot PEPPERs: Why SNFs should access their 2015 reports next month PPS Alert, one of HCPro's monthly publications for long-term care providers.
2/9/2015 Scrutiny of Hospice Billing Intensified with Expansion of PEPPER, New National RAC Report on Medicare Compliance
1/7/2015 Comparative Billing Reports Support Auditing Efforts Compliance Today
5/19/2014 PEPPER Compliance Tool is Revised for Two-Midnight Rule in Time for June Release Report on Medicare Compliance
3/2014 Compliance guide to PEPPERs for skilled nursing facilities Compliance Today
9/2/2013 SNFs Face PEPPER, Compliance Mandate, Upping the Ante for Audits Report on Medicare Compliance
8/30/2013 Ready for a little late summer seasoning? (PEPPER to be exact!) McKnight's Long-term Care News & Assisted Living
4/15/2013 New PEPPER Reports Make Changes to Risk Areas for Monitoring Report on Medicare Compliance
11/1/2012 Using Comparative Data to Support Compliance Efforts Compliance Today
8/27/2012 Partial Hospitalization Takes Hit From OIG, Is a New PEPPER Focus Report on Medicare Compliance
8/13/2012 Hospices Are New Focus of PEPPERs Amid Growing Concern Over Potential Abuses Report on Medicare Compliance
02/6/12 Spinal Fusion is New PEPPER Target, With Focus on Medical Necessity of Procedures Report on Medicare Compliance
09/27/11 Utilizing PEPPER Data to Support Your Compliance Efforts RACmonitor.com
09/07/11 Inpatient Rehab to Get First PEPPER Data In September as Medicare Concerns Grow Report on Medicare Compliance
5/9/2011 Greater Scrutiny, Use of PEPPER Data Will Reduce RAC Risks Report on Medicare Compliance
03/2011 What’s new for PEPPER: More target areas, new settings HCCA Compliance Today
2/7/2011 Critical-Access Hospitals Will Soon Get PEPPER Billing Outlier Data Report on Medicare Compliance
1/11/2011 Know which coding issues to include in your facility’s 2011 audit plan HCPro
12/13/10 CMS Adds Many New Targets to ‘PEPPER’ Reports Based Partly on RAC Findings Report on Medicare Compliance
6/23/2010 PEPPER outliers are key indicators of potential compliance problems Fierce Health Finance
6/7/2010 A Dash of Compliance For the Record
03/2010 PEPPER is back: Using Medicare data reports for auditing and monitoring HCCA Compliance Today
2/9/2010 Use PEPPER reports to stay on top of common coding errors HCPro

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