Billing Compliance

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Educational Trust d/b/a University Specialty Clinics® (USC) manages the clinical faculty practice plan of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (USC SOM). USC and Palmetto Health (PH), operating within the guidelines of the University of South Carolina (University) and PH Affiliation Agreement, are committed to compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws relating to professional billing and reimbursement. Both institutions are fully committed to maintaining an effective billing compliance program with the following components: appropriate oversight; organized and effective training; documented billing policies and procedures; continuous monitoring to prevent and detect non-compliance; and providing an avenue to investigate employee compliance concerns. Non-compliant billing, coding, and/or documentation patterns are not tolerated and are handled expeditiously through corrective action to ensure compliance.

Compliance Analyst
Tara Farmer, CPC
(803) 545-5022