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Compliance or Preventative (Legal) Care for Practices
Here are eight elements of an effective corporate compliance program, which can prevent healthcare fraud and abuse before it ever starts.
Physicians: What's In Your Disaster Recovery Plan?
Recent ransomware attacks and the Phase II Office for Civil Rights Audits underscore the importance of adequate policies and procedures.
Audit Your Medical Practice's Third-Party Vendors
When using third-party vendors for certain practice functions, it's always wise to take a close look at their performance.
Captive Insurance Companies Draw IRS Eye
Captive insurance companies can bring significant benefits to physicians, yet the risk of an IRS audit can increase.
Does Your Practice Have a Data Breach Response Plan?
If your practice suffers a security breach, staff must know their part in implementing an incident response.
CMS Should Adopt a Flat Rate for E&M Office Visits
Many physicians feel that useless chart documentation has grown to consume most of the patient visit, leaving little time for patient care.
CMS Proposes Tweaks to Two Midnight-Rule
CMS issues proposed two-midnight rule modifications and the reduction in the role of recovery audit contractors.
Three Ways Physicians Lose Money
Defunct payment policies, denied claims, and unchallenged audits all blled revenue from practices. Here's what it means and how to stop it.
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