Mediclinic cleared of ‘intentional’ bill manipulation

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Mediclinic cleared of ‘intentional’ bill manipulation – but mistakes happen

An independent investigation has cleared Mediclinic of intentionally manipulating billing or coding to save the hospital group money.

Steven Powell, head of law firm ENSafrica's forensics practice, found no evidence of an intentional manipulation. He, however, did find incidents involving mistakes or unintended errors, but they were"random and miniscule", and formed part of the normal course of business. One previous billing problem had led to a disciplinary process for an employee.South Africans need to be in the know if we want to create a prosperous future.


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