Blog | Healthicity | Hospice

Healthicity Blog

Subscribe for Healthcare News, Simplified.

How This 8.5 Million Settlement Could Have Been Prevented

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 13, 2018 10:34:47 AM

In June of 2018, Caris Healthcare agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a false claims act lawsuit.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Medicare Hospice Vulnerabilities

Posted by CJ Wolf, Aug 6, 2018 9:24:36 AM

The most recent report posted by the OIG addresses what they feel are the compliance vulnerabilities in the Medicare Hospice program.

Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG Semiannual Report

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jun 11, 2018 11:40:29 AM

The OIG recently submitted their semiannual report to Congress. The report summarizes the significant work of the OIG for the reporting period covering October 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018.

Why Your Board Needs to be Involved in Your Compliance Program

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 5, 2017 11:59:25 AM

Every compliance officer knows that effective compliance requires the participation of “an entire village.” While some organizations might think that hiring a compliance officer is all an organization needs to maintain compliance, that assumption could not be further from the truth.

Deeper Than the Headlines: HCCA Highlights

Posted by CJ Wolf, Oct 31, 2016 10:59:10 AM

Robert DeConti, HHS OIG’s Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, was one of the keynote speakers at the 2nd Annual HCCA Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute in Washington D.C. Mr. DeConti spoke on Monday, October 24, 2016, and summarized selected fraud and abuse trends by government healthcare program type.