Skip Navigation Change Font Size

11-20-2013

Audit (A-09-12-02072)
Diep Chiropractic Wellness, Inc., Received Unallowable Medicare Payments for Chiropractic Services

Complete Report

Download the complete report

Adobe® Acrobat® is required to read PDF files.

Summary

Diep Chiropractic Wellness, Inc. (Diep Chiropractic), located in El Monte, California, received unallowable Medicare payments for 93 of the 100 sampled chiropractic services we reviewed. On the basis of our sample results, we estimated that Diep Chiropractic received overpayments of at least $708,000 for calendar years 2010 and 2011. These overpayments occurred because Diep Chiropractic did not have adequate policies and procedures to ensure that chiropractic services billed to Medicare were medically necessary, correctly coded, and adequately documented.

Copies can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at Public.Affairs@oig.hhs.gov.

I'm Looking For

Let's start by choosing a topic

Exclusions Database Report Fraud
Newsletter Sign Up Envelop Graphic

Stay up to date on the latest OIG news and opinions

Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20201