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NEW MSMS MEMBER BENEFIT: MSMS Releases Two New Legal Alerts

The Michigan State Medical Society's (MSMS) latest legal alerts explain effective ways in treating patients who are hearing impaired and/or patients with limited English proficiency and tackling the ins and outs of health plan audits and what every physician should know.

Legal Issues for Physicians Treating Hearing Impaired or Limited English Proficiency Patients
Many physicians have hearing impaired patients and/or patients with limited English proficiency ("LEP Patients"). Communicating effectively with these patients is essential to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment, as well as compliance with legal obligations.

Health Plan Audits: What Every Physician Should Know
Physicians are being audited by governmental and private payors with increasing frequency. Physicians are often surprised to learn that the issue in most audits is whether the payor has overpaid the physician, rather than whether the physician committed fraud by billing for services not furnished or by other means.

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