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Compliance News Roundup: Exclusions Advisory Opinion

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM

1. Doctor Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud, Accepting Kickbacks to Prescribe Highly Addictive Version of Fentanyl –

How to Optimize Your Compliance Program by Ditching Paper

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 20, 2018 11:00:00 AM

It’s not uncommon for organizations to create a compliance program, brush the dust off of their hands and go, “There! Finished!” and leave things that way for eternity.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Exclusions Advisory Opinion

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 19, 2018 11:00:00 AM

What do you do when you’re running an exclusion check on an employee or vendor and you receive a positive match? Does a positive match automatically mean that person can’t work for you?

Compliance News Roundup: Don’t Fail to Perform an Enterprise-Wide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 14, 2018 11:00:00 AM

1. United States Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Compounding Pharmacy, Private Equity Firm, and Two Pharmacy Executives Alleging Payment of Kickbacks –

Healthicity Experts to Discuss Compliance & Auditing Trends in 2018

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 13, 2018 1:34:15 PM

For the last couple months we've been busy preparing our annual survey report, The Compliance and Auditing Benchmark Report for 2018.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Don’t Fail to Perform an Enterprise-Wide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 12, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Last month the OCR announced a $3.5 million settlement with Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA).

Compliance News Roundup: Brattleboro Hospital

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 7, 2018 11:00:00 AM

1. Gainesville Physician and Ex-Wife Indicted in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy –

Deeper Than the Headlines: Brattleboro Hospital

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM

The Vermont hospital, Brattleboro Memorial, recently paid $1.6 million to the U.S. and State of Vermont to resolve allegations of false claims.