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PEPPER in the News

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 Log-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
11/2/2010 A Tool We Use for Data Trending and Identifying Opportunities, MIC Monitor
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
2/22/2010 PEPPER is back!, HC Healthcare Consulting, LLC
2/9/2010 Use PEPPER reports to stay on top of common coding errors, HCPro

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