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’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Anti-death-penalty group files complaint against GA execution doctor
Thursday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a Savannah woman in 1978 could be derailed with a...
Web Exclusive: 2 FL Medical Office Workers Face Fraud Charges
Medical office workers in south Florida have been indicted on HIPAA violations and related charges for alleged roles...
Web Exclusive: Rex Healthcare to Pay $1.9M to Settle Fraud Claims
Whistleblower allegations pointed to submissions of false Medicare claims by the North Carolina hospital for inpatient...
Web Exclusive: Medicare Fraud Settlements Up 56% in FY 2010
The federal crackdown on Medicare fraud is paying for itself many times over with record-high recoveries of ill-gotten...
Web Exclusive: FL Physician Sentenced 3.5 Years for Medicare Fraud
The former medical director of three Miami-Dade County HIV/AIDS-infusion clinics was convicted last year of conspiring...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA Security Officer Aces OCR Investigations
A hospital data security manager explains how proper communications and training maintains the privacy of personal...
Web Exclusive: Cignet Health Fined $4.3M for HIPAA Violations
The Maryland-based insurer has been fined for its refusal to provide patients with copies of their health records, and...
Web Exclusive: OIG Posts 'Most Wanted' List of Medicare Fraudsters
The Office of Inspector General has for the first time issued a list of top 10 fugitives wanted for Medicare fraud. The...
Web Exclusive: AMA: 1 in 5 Medical Claims Incorrectly Processed
The American Medical Association has launched a campaign against inaccurate private health insurer payments using tools...

Book: Stark Law, 2nd edition: A user's guide to achieving compliance
This updated version of HCPro's Stark Law best seller, first published in 2005—and now co-authored by former CMS...
Book: The Compliance Officer's Handbook, 2nd Edition
This revised edition is packed with even more practical tools, case studies, tips and tools, sample audits, and sample...