Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.
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.
Task Force Hones in on Medicare Fraud
Here are a few lessons practices can take from the recent announcement of criminal charges brought up against three physicians by a federal task force.
Will Congress Repeal the Stark Law?
A recent hearing by the Senate Finance Committee brought up the possibility the Stark Law could be revamped to something simpler.
Marketing Company Indicted in $65M TRICARE Fraud
The personal services safe harbor law exists to protect physicians from prosecution when they receive payments for legitimate services.
OIG Settlements Prove Physician Fraud Continues
The activities of a few bad physicians in the healthcare industry will continue to make the business of healthcare an overly regulated one.
Stark Law and Anti-Kickback: What Physicians Should Know
If you have federal health plan patient, you need to pay careful attention to the rules of the Stark Law and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
CMS' Self-Disclosure Protocol: Good Intent, Bad Process
While the concept of physicians disclosing potential wrongdoing might appear valid on paper, it is actually more trouble that it is worth.
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