Medicare Eyes Disclosure Of Doctors' Billing Records

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 6:31 PM EST) -- Federal regulators will break with three decades of precedent and consider releasing data on Medicare billing by specific doctors, the government said Tuesday, a notable transparency development with implications for fraud investigations and cost-cutting initiatives.

The announcement was precipitated by a Florida federal judge’s decision last year to vacate a 34-year-old injunction on the publication of physician-specific reimbursement data.

It could be some time before the reach of Tuesday’s policy shift becomes clear, as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it would make “case-by-case...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.