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1. U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest Of Ophthalmologist For Healthcare Fraud -
The OCR recently published a press release, resolution agreement and corrective action plan
What is Risk Adjustment Coding?
The Federal government awards many grants every year. One of the main agencies involved in grants for healthcare entities is the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is gearing up to pay 4.3 million dollars in fines in civil penalties for HIPAA violations after the OCR accused MD Anderson of violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.
We kicked off this episode of Compliance Conversations with a guest host, our very own compliance expert, Marcie Swenson, and a great guest, Emily Haley
HIPAA fines have been known to decimate an organization's finances. Just this month, MD Anderson was slammed with a devastating $4.3 million fine for violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules by failing to encrypt many of its devices.
Compliance metrics are super important. They help your organization evaluate compliance risk mitigation against your organizations accepted level of risk tolerance.