Author | Martin Merritt, JD


How to avoid pass-through billing traps

May 03, 2019


There are multiple reasons pass-through billing is illegal and fraudulent-and easy to catch. 

New anti-kickback provisions impact laboratory-physician relationships

December 04, 2018


Until recently, arrangements between physicians and commercial laboratories escaped federal anti-kickback rules because the arrangements did not involve government payers. 

Negotiating your contracts: Hidden pitfalls and traps

October 09, 2018


Never agree to a deal as presented until you are provided a contract and understand the terms thoroughly.

How to prepare and manage payer audits

August 27, 2018


Payer claim auditing specialist Angela Miller shares what practices need to know to understand and prepare for payer audits.