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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Medical review is the collection of information and clinical review of medical records by Palmetto GBA to ensure that payment is made only for services that meet all Medicare coverage, coding, and medical necessity requirements. Medical review activities are directed toward areas where data analyses indicate questionable billing patterns.
The goal of the medical review program is to reduce payment errors by identifying and addressing billing errors made by providers concerning coverage and coding. To achieve the goal of the medical review program, Palmetto GBA:
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Last Updated: 1/01/2019