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OIG warns of RPM scam 

November 27, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General has posted a consumer alert about a fraud scheme involving monthly billing for remote patient monitoring. The OIG says unscrupulous companies are signing up Medicare beneficiaries for monitoring using medical devices like scales, glucose monitors, blood pressure cuffs, cardiac rhythm devices and other equipment, regardless of medical necessity. The agency says these companies are signing up bennies for these services in several ways, including phone...

consumer alert, Fraud, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Remote Patient Monitoring

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