Posts Tagged: OIG

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) DMC expects to settle nurse wage class-action lawsuit for $42 million. Crain’s, September 14, 2015. Within the coming weeks, Detroit Medical Center plans to settle the last piece of a nine-year lawsuit. 2) Florida… 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) New OIG fraud alert puts doctors on notice. Modern Healthcare, June 9, 2015. Doctors must be careful to avoid payment agreements that could violate the anti-kickback statute. 2) Lawmakers propose ICD-10 two-year ‘grace period.’… 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) OIG to CMS: Make EHR fraud prevention efforts a priority. Healthcare IT News, April 1, 2015.  The Office of Inspector General is yet again calling out CMS for failing to address fraud vulnerabilities in… 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) Health Care Law Paperwork Costs Small Businesses Thousands. AP, March 18, 2015. Complying with the Affordable Care Act is costing small businesses thousands of dollars. 2) Premera Blue Cross hack exposes 11M. Healthcare IT… Read the rest »