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Whistleblower lawsuits: How to avoid becoming a target

Earlier this month, three former managers of AIDS Healthcare Foundation Inc. (AHF) filed federal and state Whistleblower Act claims against ...
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Feds use data analytics to detect and investigate Medicare fraud

There have been countless stories in the news about how the federal government has gone about combating Medicare fraud. Still, ...
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Home health agency owner 20-year sentence for Medicare fraud upheld

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal recently affirmed a 20-year prison sentence for the owner of a Miami home healthcare ...
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Now is the time to protect against cyberthieves

For the second time in as many months, a major healthcare insurer has become the target of cyberthieves. This week, ...
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CMS announces next generation of ACO model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid this week launched a new Accountable Care Organization model that the agency says will ...
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GAO: Government misspent billions on Medicare/Medicaid

Last year, Medicare financed health services for approximately 54 million elderly and disabled beneficiaries at a total cost of $603 ...
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CMS says ICD-10 testing successful: Are you prepared?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reporting that it successfully completed the first week of end-to-end testing of ...
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GAO: CMS ready for ICD-10, but are you?

There is good news for healthcare providers coming out of the Government Accountability Office: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
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Florida lawmakers introduce telemedicine legislation

Florida could see legislation later this year that would create statewide guidelines on the use of telemedicine. A bipartisan bill ...
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CMS extends moratoria for home health agencies, ambulance suppliers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is continuing its crackdown on fraud and abuse and South Florida providers ...
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