CMS and Medicare Learning Network recently published a 4-page fact sheet about sleep studies.
Based on the results of the OIG review of a sample of 200 randomly selected beneficiaries, the OIG found the most common type of error to be incomplete medical record documentation. Other types of errors included:
- Documentation was missing or not provided
- Attending technologist did not have required credentials or training certification
- Payments for duplicative services
- Incorrectly coded line of service