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Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG Work Plan Items for September 2018

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 24, 2018 11:34:17 AM

The OIG has added two more items to their Work Plan in September of 2018. Let’s take a quick look.

What You Need to Know About Physician Financial Relationships and Stark Law

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Sep 20, 2018 1:16:55 PM

Managing the compliance risks associated with physician financial relationships can be an overwhelming challenge for a compliance program.

Compliance News Roundup: OIG Testimony on Nursing Homes

Posted by Healthicity, Sep 19, 2018 12:19:25 PM

1. Houston Psychiatrist Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Role in $155 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme –

The Misadventures of Ada: ICD-10 Cartoon, "The Toxic Frog Prince" T63.813A

Posted by Healthicity, Sep 18, 2018 12:16:28 PM

It was a beautiful night, so Ada decided to skip her favorite T.V. show to go for a long walk instead. She went to her favorite spot, a pond on the edge of a forest near her house.

Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG Testimony on Nursing Homes

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 17, 2018 11:53:30 AM

Everyone has a boss they answer to, even the OIG. The OIG is frequently reporting to their ultimate boss(es), the U.S. Congress and they often do so via the testimony they provide to various committees and subcommittees.

How This 8.5 Million Settlement Could Have Been Prevented

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 13, 2018 12:34:47 PM

In June of 2018, Caris Healthcare agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a false claims act lawsuit.

Compliance News Roundup: State Enforcement Actions to Watch

Posted by Healthicity, Sep 12, 2018 3:08:30 PM

1. Four Individuals Charged In Widespread Scheme To Defraud Medicare And Other Health Insurance Providers Through Fraudulent Medical Corporations And False Billing Resulting In Tens Of Millions Of Dollars In Losses –

How to Tackle Behavioral Health Auditing Without A Breakdown

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Sep 11, 2018 12:54:01 PM

You sit down and feel your jaw tighten, your pulse quicken, and your shoulders cramp up like you’ve slept on a boulder all night.