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Lawmakers Want Increased Oversight of Patient Assistance Charities

Concerned that some drugmakers may be using patient assistance charities to pay kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries as a way to ...
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OIG Doubles Healthcare Fraud Recoveries in 2019

If it seemed like the government was cracking down extra hard on healthcare fraud this year, it was. According to ...
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Whistleblower Protections: Is it Worth the Risk?

There has been a great deal in the news lately about whistleblowers. Specifically, the whistleblower who triggered the impeachment investigation ...
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Crackdown on Sober Homes Nets Three

Three South Florida residents are the latest to be convicted in an ongoing crackdown against sober home fraud. Last week, ...
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Healthcare Systems Rack up Millions of Dollars in HIPAA Penalties

Several healthcare organizations recently have been the subject of HIPAA penalties totaling nearly $7 million. On October 23, the U.S. ...
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You Received an Audit Letter, Now What?

It’s not unusual for our office to receive a phone call from a healthcare provider stating that they received an ...
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UnitedHealth Group Drops SCOTUS Appeal in Cross-Plan Offsetting Case

UnitedHealth Group has decided not to pursue its appeal to the United States Supreme Court of an appellate court ruling ...
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Provider Beware: Healthcare Scam Warning Signs

Nearly every day, stories appear about healthcare professionals who get caught up in fraudulent activity. From billing for medically unnecessary ...
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Provider Beware: Healthcare Scam Warning Signs

Nearly every day, stories appear about healthcare professionals who get caught up in fraudulent activity. From billing for medically unnecessary ...
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Proposed Changes to Stark and Anti-Kickback Laws

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare ...
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