Posts Tagged: healthcare fraud

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Tenet To Pay $66 Million to Resolve Kickback Lawsuit. Becker’s Hospital Review. November 6, 2019. The lawsuit alleges the company billed government payers for services provided by physicians who had an improper financial relationship with… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Senators Request Closing Loopholes That Make Health Care Fraud Simple. Pro Publica. August 14, 2019. After an account of how scam artists can easily gain access to health care money, Democratic senators this week sent… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Judge Approved a $74 Million Settlement Against Premera Blue Cross for a 2014 Data Breach. Becker’s Hospital Review. August 6, 2019. Federal Judge approved a $74 million settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit against… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Oakwood Physician Settles Lawsuit for More than $3 Million. Crains, June 25, 2019. A jury awarded more than $3 million to a person who was misdiagnosed with epilepsy. She is one of hundreds to accuse… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) What the CMS’ ICD-10 truce with docs means for the Oct. 1 crunch. Modern Healthcare, July 8, 2015. While the October deadline remains unchanged, CMS has made various concessions regarding ICD-10 codes. 2) End-of-Life… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Why Many Doctors Don’t Follow ‘Best Practices.’ NPR, April 22, 2015. Despite the focus on evidence-based medicine, many doctors do not follow clinical guidelines set by leading medical groups. 2) OIG says governing boards… Read the rest »