Medical Republic article – Impenetrable codes and bad ‘official’ advice


In the 21 June 2022 article for the Medical Republic, Margaret Faux discusses how doctors are vulnerable to misinterpretation of the Medicare billing system, and incorrect advice from the DOH doesn’t help to clarify Medicare’s complex system of laws.

“In the absence of nationally centralised, reliable advice and support, doctors will always follow the advice of whoever tells them what they want to hear. And many doctors unfortunately still believe that DOH advice is reliable, or is at least the closest thing we have to a central source of truth.” Dr. Margaret Faux

Read the full article, Ignorance of the law is everywhere by Dr Margaret Faux, from The Medical Republic website.

About the Author:
Dr Margaret Faux is a health system administrator, lawyer and registered nurse with a PhD in Medicare compliance, and is the CEO of AIMAC, which offers courses and explainers on legally correct Medicare billing.

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