Another Reason for a Compliance Program

A United States Supreme Court ruling last week underscored the importance of employing a strong and dynamic healthcare compliance program.  On Tuesday, in a unanimous decision, the justices ruled on…

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Medicare Payment Overhaul – Finally!

Senate Action on the “Doc Fix” On April 14, 2015 the Senate acted on a bill from the House of Representatives to implement a Medicare payment overhaul, including repealing the…

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Telemedicine and eHealth

Telemedicine and ehealth is about the development and improvement of health care by means of telemedicine and internet technology.  Terms like eHealth, mHealth, healthIT, to mention a few, are common…

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2015 OIG Work Plan – Nursing Homes

With the calendar ready to turn to November, the feds released the 2015 OIG Work Plan on October 31, 2014.  Traditionally, the OIG has attempted to release its work plan…

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