The Medicare practices willingly set forth the compliance program to enable individuals and small physicians’ practices in giving quality health care to the patients. The aim of the compliance plan is to reduce fraud, prevent abuses, and minimize wastages. The primary aim of the compliance plan for the individual and small physician practice is to detect, prevent, and find resolutions of the variances. Hence, the compliance plan of the individual will contain the eight elements that are in the compliance program of the medical practice.
Elements of the compliance plan
1. Commitment to compliance
A. Standard of conduct
B. Medical necessity
D. Reliance on standing orders