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Compliance: The First Step to Surviving Health Care Fraud

In mid-May, law enforcement authorities announced the arrest of 90 people, including 16 physicians, who allegedly took part in Medicare fraud schemes across the country at an estimated cost to taxpayers of $260 million. David O’Neil, acting assistant attorney general, said the alleged crimes “represent the face of health care fraud today.” Click here to […]

Local audiologist accused of ripping off Medicaid

An audiologist from Polk County and other individuals from as far north as Pasco County are accused of taking millions from taxpayers, Channel 9 has learned. Terri Schneider, who had two clinics in Lakeland -­‐-­‐ Cornerstone Health Specialists and Coastal Health Specialists – and a third in Brevard County, is accused in the scheme, which […]

Do meaningful use hardship exception forms right or lose 1% of payments

Increase your chance of earning a meaningful use exception by submitting proper documentation, picking the right categories and providing a smart “narrative” with the CMS application form due July 1. Click here to read the full article