The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services define fraud and abuse as two different offenses:
- Fraud is an intentional deception or misrepresentation of services that an individual knows to be false and could result in an unauthorized reimbursement to a practice.
- Abuse describes incidents or practices inconsistent with accepted and sound medical, business, or fiscal practices.
This multiple choice Fraud & Abuse Quiz contains multiple choice questions concerning these two offenses.
This quiz will evaluate your fraud and abuse knowledge and point out any weaknesses. The Fraud & Abuse Quiz covers the important role of an IG program in a healthcare facility.
There is one correct answer for each question and no time limit on this Fraud & Abuse Quiz. Each correct answer is worth one point. Good luck, and remember that you can take the Fraud & Abuse Quiz multiple times on multiple days.
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The correct answer to each question will appear once you have submitted your answer to each question. You will also be able to review each individual question and your answer at the conclusion of the Fraud & Abuse Quiz. You score will appear at the end of the Fraud & Abuse Quiz in the form of the number of questions that were correct, and your percentage of correct answers.
The Fraud & Abuse Quiz is to be used for the purpose self instruction and learning as well as your own personal continuing education. There are no CEUs (Continuing Education Units) available for the completion of the Fraud & Abuse Quiz.
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