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Deeper Than the Headlines: Why Modifiers Matter

Posted by Healthicity, Jun 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Compliance officers don’t necessarily need to know everything about medical coding and modifiers, but at a minimum, compliance officers should know that modifiers matter.

My Journey: How I Learned to Effectively Share Post-Audit Results

Posted by Lara Smith, Jun 21, 2017 1:51:23 PM

About five years ago I had an experience that changed my perspective and really opened my eyes to a better way to effectively share post-audit results.

Dr. Smith and I had met a number of times because we were in the same organization.

Compliance News Roundup: EHR Incentive Payments

Posted by Healthicity, Jun 21, 2017 12:28:45 PM

1. Miami-Area Man Charged For Role in $63 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme - A Miami-area man was charged in an indictment unsealed today for his alleged participation in a $63 million health care fraud scheme involving a now-defunct community mental health center located in Miami. Read the full story here.

Deeper Than the Headlines: EHR Incentive Payments

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jun 19, 2017 11:00:00 AM

In 2009, the HITECH Act was passed as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It provided the authority for the government to establish the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (HER) incentive programs to promote the adoption of EHRs.

Roundtable Webinar: Solving Complex Compliance and Coding Issues

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jun 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Compliance and coding are complicated.

Compliance News Roundup: How Compliance Professionals Can Use the OIG Semiannual Report

Posted by Healthicity, Jun 14, 2017 12:19:17 PM

1. Electronic Health Records Vendor To Pay The Largest Settlement In The District Of Vermont: eClinicalWorks LLC to Pay $155 Million to Resolve Civil False Claims Act Allegations

How to Improve Your Auditing Program

Posted by Stephani Scott, Jun 13, 2017 12:48:53 PM

You've heard the buzz. "Auditing is complex and daunting," they say. "Auditing has too many gray areas."

Deeper Than the Headlines: How Compliance Professionals Can Use the OIG Semiannual Report

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jun 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM

We all “report up” to somebody at some point and that goes for the OIG, too, in their regular reports to Congress. Recently, the OIG submitted its Semiannual Report to Congress for the period of Oct. 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.