Compliance News Roundup: Clinical Practice Compliance Conference

1. Texas Hospital Administrator Convicted of Health Care Fraud for Role in $16 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – “A federal jury convicted a Houston-area hospital administrator on Friday for his role in a $16 million Medicare fraud scheme.” Get the full scoop >>

2. Attorney General Laxalt Announces Sentencing of Medicaid Provider –  “Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Shanique Shanta Poole, 25, of Las Vegas, was sentenced today in a Medicaid fraud case involving the failure to maintain proper documentation for services provided to Medicaid recipients.

Poole was sentenced for a gross misdemeanor offense of Intentional Failure to Maintain Adequate Records by District Court Judge William Kephart. Judge Kephart sentenced Poole to 364 days incarceration, suspended, and placed her on probation for three years. As part of the sentence, Poole was also ordered to pay $2,086.75 in restitution and perform 50 hours of community service. The fraud occurred between June 2016 and October 2016.” Get the full scoop >>

3. Deeper Than the Headlines: Clinical Practice Compliance Conference – I just returned from San Diego where I spoke at the HCCA’s 2018 Clinical Practice Compliance Conference.  It was three days of compliance information focused on physician practice issues. If you missed it, don’t forget the HCCA posts all the handouts on their website. In this week’s Deeper Than the Headlines, I’d like to talk about a few very important areas that caught my attention. Get the full scoop >>

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