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Compliance News Roundup: State Inspectors General

Posted by Healthicity, Jan 17, 2018 12:03:50 PM

1. Attorney General Josh Stein Announces Sentencing In Fayetteville/Raeford Medicaid Fraud Case –

Free Procedure Audit Checklists

Posted by Stephani Scott, Jan 16, 2018 1:43:07 PM

Are you sure that your procedure audits are thorough? Increase audit accuracy and streamline your audit process with procedure checklists.

Deeper Than the Headlines: State Inspectors General

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM

We talk a lot about the OIG. So much so that we use the term “OIG” to generally mean the OIG for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services. It is important to stay on top of the Federal OIG work plan, audits, investigations and other initiatives.

Podcast: Benchmarking Your Way to Compliance

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 11, 2018 12:24:26 PM

This week on Compliance Conversations: I asked compliance and healthcare law expert Marci Swenson, “what do you think the hot topics will be for 2018.” And she gave us two answers: benchmarking and cyber security.

Compliance News Roundup: Compliance with Grant Management

Posted by Healthicity, Jan 10, 2018 11:53:32 AM

1. Kmart Corporation to Pay U.S. $32.3 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations for Overbilling Federal Health Programs for Generic Prescription Drug -

Decoding HPI: How to Increase Audit Accuracy

Posted by Stephani Scott, Jan 9, 2018 12:19:13 PM

A patient’s history is a critical component to a physician for determining the etiology of a patient's problem. That’s why a history of present illness (HPI) is required in some form for every Evaluation and Management service.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Compliance with Grant Management

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 8, 2018 12:00:58 PM

Which entity is the largest grant-making organization in the federal government? If you guessed HHS, then you are right. HHS provides more grants than any other group in the federal government. And as most compliance officers know, risk and enforcement tends to follow the money.

Compliance Resolutions 2018

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 4, 2018 11:22:52 AM

The new year is a time to improve, adjust, and tackle compliance with new eyes and a reignited passion. It’s also a time for making a list of compliance resolutions, of things I need to tackle head on this year.