PAI has long identified problems associated with medical audits as among the
major challenges facing physicians today and has championed the cause for
greater transparency and a fairer audit process. PAI has developed a multifaceted advocacy plan designed to address
problems faced by physicians in preparing for and responding to medical audits,
For more information on PAI efforts in this area, contact Kelly Kenney, PAI Counsel at email@example.com.
The has worked for several years to secure fairer practices within the RAC audit program and currently endorses the Fair Medical Audits Act of 2015, which was introduced
by U.S. Representative George Holding (R-NC). Learn more about our latest advocacy efforts.
aspect of the PAI’s work has been to better educate physicians on how to prepare
for and defend against a medical audit. The PAI partnered with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) to develop a comprehensive physician toolkit on medical audits. View toolkits and other PAI resources for physicians.
To highlight the real life impact of certain audit practices, PAI President
and EVP/CEO of the North Carolina Medical Society Robert W. Seligson produced a
video, “Guilty until Proven Innocent: When Medicare
Audits Cause Casualties,” depicting how an unfair Medicare audit
devastated one North Carolina medical practice.