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PREVENTING OVERPAYMENTS FROM BECOMING FALSE CLAIMS

By:  Andrew Sparks Overpayments to healthcare providers receiving Medicare reimbursements are at risk of civil and criminal enforcement action if not attuned to a particular reimbursement rule and diligent in compliance with the...

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Health System Paid $2.4 Million Settlement After Identification in a Press Release of a Patient Who Was Engaged in Fraud

By: Kimberly Ruppel The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $2,400,000 settlement with Memorial Hermann Health System (“MHHS”) to resolve an investigation of an unauthorized...

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Practicing Telemedicine Across State Borders: New Expedited Licenses Permit Physicians to Expand Practice

By: Marki Stewart In a watershed moment for the expansion of telemedicine, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission is now processing applications to allow physicians to practice telemedicine across state lines with...

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Wireless Healthcare Services Provider’s $2.5m Settlement Demonstrates Why Understanding HIPAA Requirements Is a Must

By:  Sara Jodka The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a $2.5 million Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) settlement with CardioNet, which is a...

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