10 May '12, 10pm

Managing an internal audit

After the regulatory scope and applicability are researched an audit protocol should be drafted. The protocol should be carefully worded and tied back to the research. There should be an expectation that the government or opposing party is going to obtain a copy at some point in the negotiation. If an attorney does not draft the protocol, they should review it for language. If there also is a government or payer review ongoing, review the same records and make your own findings. If you are the one doing the audit as part of a settlement or potential repayment, the size of the audit sample and timeframe is very important. Usually the best course is a smaller sample called a probe audit that restricts or expands the audit as issues are found to have either continued or have resolved. Creating an audit report for negotiation is important. Overpayments as well as underpayments...

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