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Controlled Work Audit Trends published

PUBLISHED December 18, 2013

Document provides guidance on avoiding nil assessments and cost reductions

The Contract Compliance Improvement Working Group has updated the ?Controlled Work Audit Trends? document, published on the Justice website (see link below).  
The document:  
  • highlights common billing errors found during assurance work done on Civil and Crime Controlled Work matters, and
  • gives guidance on how providers can ensure adherence to the contract and regulations, and prevent errors. 

What?s considered?

This document considers recurring errors on all types of Controlled Work reviews, notably: 
  • Contract Compliance Audits 
  • Targeted file reviews
  • On-site audits
  • Contract Management visits
  • Claims analysis/data validation
  • Escape Fee assessments.  

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