An independent cardiology group is interpreting ECGs performed in an ED. They discover that the ED was requesting ECGs on all patients without regard for medical necessity. Does the cardiology group need to refund for the interpretations it did?

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    An independent cardiology group is interpreting ECGs performed in an ED. They discover that the ED was requesting ECGs on all patients without regard for medical necessity. Does the cardiology group need to refund for the interpretations it did?
    • YES it needs to refund all the past ECGs.
      5.15%
    • YES it needs to work with the ED to find out what claims were unnecessary but it can keep the money for the necessary claims.
      61.86%
    • NO it is appropriate for the cardiology group to keep the money.
      12.37%
    • I don’t know that’s why I listen to Monitor Mondays!
      13.4%
    • N/A
      7.22%
An independent cardiology group is interpreting ECGs performed in an ED.  They discover that the ED was requesting ECGs on all patients  without regard for medical necessity.  Does the cardiology group need to refund for the interpretations it did?