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DOJ Cites Significant Costs and Burdens on Request to Dismiss Qui Tam Case

The Department of Justice has once again exercised its authority under the False Claims Act in seeking the dismissal of ...
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CMS Program to Give Providers Access to Medicare Patient Data

In an effort to accelerate the transformation of the nation’s healthcare system to one that is value-based, the Centers for ...
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MedPAC: Eliminate “Incident to” Billing for ARNPs and NPs

If Congress adopts the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s (MedPAC), most recent recommendations, “incident to” billing could become a thing of ...
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Healthcare Data Breaches Continue to Break Records

There isn’t a day that goes by that some healthcare organization hasn’t fallen victim to a data breach. Thousands of ...
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DOJ Intervenes in FCA Lawsuit Filed Against Medical Device Maker

The U.S. Department of Justice has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit filed against medical device maker Life Spine Inc., along ...
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Labs Settle With UnitedHealthcare For $56.2 Million

UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. has agreed to settle a lawsuit it filed in 2016 against five toxicology laboratory companies for $56.2 ...
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Report: Many High-Risk Medicaid Providers Not Undergoing Critical Background Checks

Eighteen states failed to properly screen high-risk providers before allowing them to receive Medicaid payments by the July 2018 deadline ...
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Growth of Telemedicine Sees Increase in Healthcare Fraud

Earlier this month, a New York anesthesiologist was indicted on charges stemming from her role in an alleged telemedicine conspiracy ...
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New Telehealth Law Takes Effect in Florida

Close-up of hands of a nurse typing on laptop On June 25, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law HB ...
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HIPAA Violations Result in More Than Fines: Beware of Jail Time

Prison Cell Background Late last month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that a 62-year-old woman would be spending a ...
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