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Compliance News Roundup: The NIH and the Potential for Financial Conflicts of Interests

Posted by Healthicity, Oct 16, 2019 10:10:48 AM

1. $5 Million False Claims Act Settlement -

Deeper than the Headlines: The NIH and the Potential for Financial Conflicts of Interests

Posted by CJ Wolf, Oct 15, 2019 12:43:15 PM

In the healthcare research world, the National Institute of Health (NIH) awards more than 70 percent of its $37 billion budget

When Should You Leverage Third-Party Compliance Professionals?

Posted by CJ Wolf, Oct 10, 2019 12:58:59 PM

Those of us in compliance are busy people.

Compliance News Roundup: A $2.5 Million Fine Here, a $225 Million Fine There

Posted by Healthicity, Oct 9, 2019 9:45:45 AM

1. Telemarketer Agrees To Pay $2.5 Million for Illegal Kickback And Unnecessary Prescription Scheme -

Deeper Than the Headlines: The OIG Uncovered Deficiencies in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Posted by CJ Wolf, Oct 7, 2019 10:00:16 AM

Medicare beneficiaries are increasingly using Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) for outpatient surgical procedures.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Audit Results of Chiropractic Services

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 23, 2019 10:28:38 AM

In calendar years 2014 and 2015, Medicare allowed payments of approximately $1.3 billion for chiropractic services provided to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide.

Compliance News Roundup: Medical Necessity is a Necessity

Posted by Healthicity, Sep 11, 2019 10:38:34 AM

1. Billing Company Owner Sentenced to Prison for Fraud -

Deeper Than the Headlines: Can I Pick Your Brain? Audit Results of Psychotherapists.

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 9, 2019 10:31:33 AM

From July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2017, Medicare paid about $1.9 billion for psychotherapy services nationwide.