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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...
Fired nurse files suit against hospital
Margaret "Peg" O’Connor, a nurse who worked at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth for more than 38 years, said...
'We're the ones who are in there. Our lives are entrusted to them'
Nevada State Sen. Shirley Breeden understands the patient suffering caused by hospital-acquired infections. While she...
Lawsuit: HMA paid doctors to refer patients to specific hospitals
The former executive of a.inline_topic:hover { background-color: #EAEAEA; }Physicians Regional Medical Center at...

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...