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CMS won’t be enforcing the Affordable Care Act’s Skilled Nursing Facilities compliance requirement until November of 2019.
1. Ohio Hospital Operator Agrees to Pay United States $14.25 Million to Settle Alleged False Claims Act Violations Arising From Improper Payments to Physicians –
A few months ago we conducted a survey of over 1,000 healthcare professionals (chances are you’re one of them).
As compliance professionals, we tend to focus on large dollar settlements to raise awareness within our organization. These type of events can definitely make some executives pay attention.
Recently, a $3.5 Million HIPAA settlement was announced on HHS.gov, “Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1. Lewiston-Auburn Men Indicted for Health Care Fraud – “United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced today that a federal Grand Jury sitting in Portland handed down an indictment
Ever wonder how the OIG investigates fraud? What do they look for? What challenges to they face?
The framework represents a complete view of an organization’s compliance risk environment; it’s the way an organization structures relevant risks.