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Facebook to Crackdown on Prescription Drug Advertisement

You’re scrolling through Facebook and up pop ads for medications used to treat everything from ADHD to HIV. You may ...
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Feds Recover $3.1B in FY 2020 Resulting From Healthcare Fraud Investigations

The federal government recouped nearly $3.1 billion last year following investigations into healthcare fraud, according to a new report released ...
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CMS Proposes Permanently Covering Audio-Only Telehealth for Mental Health Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its proposed 2022 Physician Fee Schedule, which includes payment rates ...
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DME Owners Face Stiff Prison Sentence in Kickback Case

The owners and operators of two Dallas, Texas-based durable medical equipment companies recently were convicted of one count of conspiracy ...
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As Telehealth Waivers Expire, Now What?

Telehealth waivers issued during the COVID-19 pandemic that loosened government regulations and reimbursement requirements have or will be coming to ...
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Are You Complying with Information Blocking Rules?

Healthcare providers who fail to give patients access to their electronic health records without charge and without delay may be ...
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OIG Work Plan Prioritizes Cybersecurity as Cases Rise

Last October, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Department of Health and Human ...
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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Standards for Healthcare Workers

It took six months, from the time President Joseph Biden issued an Executive Order, until the U.S. Department of Labor’s ...
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Can Healthcare Providers Offer Covid Vaccination Incentives?

It’s estimated that a little more than 42 percent of Americans have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and nearly 52 ...
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Clinical Lab Settles HIPAA Violation Case

A Georgia-based clinical laboratory recently agreed to pay $25,000 to The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department ...
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