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Compliance News Roundup: Hospital Compliance Review

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 20, 2019 11:53:35 AM

1. Physician Sentenced to Prison for False Billing Scheme –

Deeper Than the Headlines -  Hospital Compliance Review

Posted by CJ Wolf, Feb 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM

If you’re a compliance professional at a hospital you are probably aware of the series of compliance reviews that the OIG has been performing for many years.

A Brief History of Compliance and the Future of Compliance 2.0

Posted by CJ Wolf, Feb 14, 2019 2:03:51 PM

Compliance formed and quickly evolved since the 1980s after the government paid for hammers that were billed at $435 each and $640 toilet seats and fraud was reported for the Department of Defense contractors.

Compliance News Roundup: CIA Penalties

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 13, 2019 4:30:45 PM

1. Clermont Eye Doctors Agree To Pay Over $157,000 To Settle False Claims Act Liability For Improperly Billing Medicare –

Deeper Than the Headlines - CIA Penalties

Posted by CJ Wolf, Feb 13, 2019 3:53:48 PM

As compliance professionals, many of us are acutely aware of the published Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIA) that the OIG publishes on their website.

ICD-10 Series: Section 1. C.1. Certain Infections and Parasitic Diseases

Posted by Vipin Bhardwaj, Feb 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM

In the previous blog, we discussed general coding guidelines. In this blog, we will review chapter-specific coding guideline beginning with chapter 1

Compliance News Roundup: Blood Draws and Travel Allowance

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 6, 2019 12:17:51 PM

1. Columbus Home Health Care Provider Sentenced for Fraud COLUMBUS, Ohio – “The co-owner of Alpha Star Health Care Inc. was sentenced today in federal court to 18 months in prison for running home health care fraud and tax fraud schemes.” Get the full scoop >>

Must Know Coding and Auditing Trends For This Year

Posted by Stephani Scott, Feb 5, 2019 11:56:55 AM

Performing coding and documentation audits are crucial to an effective compliance plan