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Compliance News Roundup: The DOJ Nets $15 Million for False Claims Violations

Posted by Healthicity, Oct 30, 2019 10:18:34 AM

1. Healthcare Executive Sentenced to Prison for $4.6 Million Kickback Scheme -

Compliance News Roundup: OCR Settlements for May 2019

Posted by Healthicity, May 15, 2019 9:18:30 AM

1. South Florida Health Care Facility Owner Convicted for Role in Largest Health Care Fraud Scheme Ever Charged by The Department of Justice

Compliance News Roundup: Medicare Advantage and Diagnosis Coding

Posted by Healthicity, May 8, 2019 9:59:22 AM

1. Former CEO of Tennessee Pain Management Company Convicted for Role in Approximate $4 Million Medicare Kickback Scheme –

Compliance News Roundup: OIG March 2019 Workplan Updates

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 27, 2019 11:11:38 AM

1. Florida Home Health Services Company Owner and Co-Conspirator Sentenced to Prison for Role in $8.6 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme –

Compliance News Roundup: Skilled Nursing Facility Three-Day Inpatient

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

1. Genetic Testing Company Agrees to Pay $1.99 Million to Resolve Allegations of False Claims to Medicare for Medically Unnecessary Tests –

Compliance News Roundup: Blood Draws and Travel Allowance

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 6, 2019 10:17:51 AM

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 >>

Deeper Than the Headlines:  Individual Accountability Is Not Just a Soundbite

Posted by CJ Wolf, Oct 9, 2017 10:20:50 AM

Those of you who have been following my work on the Healthicity blog, my webinars and/or speaking engagements know that one of my topics of choice is the government's increased efforts to hold individuals, not just organizations, accountable for suspected non-compliance.

Compliance News Roundup: A CEO Calls it Quits For Fear of Legal Action

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 15, 2017 11:28:18 AM

1. OIG report: Vidant Medical Center Incorrectly Billed Medicare Inpatient Claims with Severe Malnutrition (A-03-15-00011) - Vidant Medical Center (the Hospital), in Greenville, North Carolina, complied with Medicare billing requirements for diagnosis codes 261 and 262 for 11 of the 100 claims that we reviewed.