Medicare Integrity Programs and Targeted Probe and Education

  • 21 Jan 2022
  • 12:00 - 14:00
  • webinar


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Medicare Integrity Programs and Targeted Probe and Education

Under the direction of Congress and through various Fiscal Intermediaries and other contractors/subcontractors, CMS monitors whether Medicare funds are being expended appropriately.  These contractors such as Recovery Auditors (RAC), Universal Program Integrity Program (UPIC), Zone Program Recovery Contractor (ZPIC) and the Targeted Probe and Education are just a few of those programs.  They identify the area of focus through a variety of sources e.g. the PEPPER Report, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan, red flags raised through internal algorithms in the Common Working File and other sources.  Attend this session and learn more about the process which allows for the identification of actions which would prevent or mitigate potential problem areas.  It is not a matter of IF but a matter of WHEN.

Agenda and objectives:

  • Agenda:
    • Medicare Integrity Programs (MIP)
    • Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE)
    • Additional Information and Resources
  • Objectives:
    • Demonstrate the importance for TPE
    • Understand the processes for TPE


Janet Hunter

Education Specialist

Provider Outreach and Education

Novitas Solutions, Inc

Janet has spent 30+ years working in Medicare through Novitas Solutions, Inc.


1 Contact hour has been requested for this continuing nursing education activity. Criteria for successful completion include attendance for the entire event and submission of the evaluation form.


There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.  


This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91)


When: Jan 21, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Medicare Integrity Programs and Targeted Probe and Education

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