DSN Quick Credit: Reviewing pharmacy Medicare/Medicaid fraud and abuse: pharmacists
Pharmacists in community-based practice.
Universal program number: 0401-0000-17-501-H03-P
CE Broker tracking number: 20-559789
Activity type: Knowledge-based
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse poses significant risks for health care and is responsible for the loss of billions of dollars per year due to improper payments. The resultant monetary loss contributes to the rising cost of health care and is responsible for the depletion of critical healthcare resources.1
Upon completion of this program, the pharmacist should be able to:
- Define fraud and abuse.
- Identify federal laws governing Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
- Describe pharmacy best practices for compliance.
To obtain credit:
A minimum test score of 65% is needed to obtain credit. Submit your answers to the learning assessment questions online at DrugStoreNewsCE.com. Your statement of credit will be available through CPE Monitor located at NABP.net. To ensure transmission of credit hours to CPE Monitor, you must enter your correct e-PID number in your CE profile.
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Drug Store News is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This CPE activity is approved for pharmacists and is worth 0.25 contact hours (0.025 CEUs). The activity is available for CE credit through Jan. 4, 2020.
Nancy Grimm, RN, JD, senior attorney, Bula Law LLC.
Nancy Grimm and the DSN editorial and continuing education staff do not have any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this lesson.
- 0.25 Pharmacist