Find out what the recent agreement between the AMA and CMS means for physicians going forward.
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA
CMS issues proposed two-midnight rule modifications and the reduction in the role of recovery audit contractors.
A couple of words can mean the difference between being covered for a certain event and not being covered.
Physicians should be aware that Phase II of OCR's HIPAA Audits have commenced. Here is a short check-list to prepare your practice.
Recent court rulings underscore the importance of maintaining compliance with Medicare billing.
When physicians and other entities resist complying with HIPAA requirements, it can lead to an increase in practice liability.
TAP — technical, administrative, and physical controls should form the foundation of HIPAA compliance.
When attesting to meaningful use, be sure you are truthful about your HIPAA compliance efforts. Otherwise, you could risk being audited.
A False Claims Act case brought by the Department of Justice highlights the importance of these arrangements.
If you as a physician have ownership interests in any facility that you refer patients to, be sure you are in compliance with federal and state statutes.