Notable items from Physicians Practice
Red Flag Rules
The government is getting more aggressive—a lot more aggressive—in going after possible fraud. Here's how to keep your practice out of legal hot water.
In her MGMA session on the internal checks and balances practices should implement to prevent fraud and embezzlement, Susan F. Childs noted that 75 percent of businesses have a risk of theft or embezzlement. Is your practice at risk? Find out how to assess your practice procedures and prevent theft in your practice.
Charitable efforts in your office
Is your practice “Red Flags” ready? Here are several forms to help you develop a policy to comply with the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flags Rule, which requires creditors to implement programs to prevent and detect identity theft. Here you’ll find a document with a policy, board resolution, and contract addendum. Just replace “Our Medical Group” with the name of your practice, and you’re on your way.
Are networking sites like Facebook and Twitter privacy problems in need of a solution, opportunities to build community around your practice, or both? We help you navigate this brave new world of Web networking.
A new employee is typically hired based on the strength of her skills and experience. What's frequently overlooked, however, is how well her personality fits with the practice culture.
Here are a few tools and resources to get you started in understanding and complying with the FTC's new Red Flags identity theft rule.
If you’ve been putting off developing a compliance procedure for the new Red Flags Rule aimed at preventing identity theft, the time has come to act.
Negative Nellie, Bitter Betty… Sound familiar? Here’s our advice on spotting a spoiler.