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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: 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: Medicare Fraud Recovery Totaled $4B in 2010
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius credits the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with...
Former Danbury Hospital CFO pleads guilty to wire fraud charge
William Roe, the former CEO of Danbury Hospital arrested in August and charged with defrauding the hospital out of...
Florida's war on pain clinics sidetracked
Over the past two years, Florida lawmakers have waged war on storefront pain clinics, passing a...
Web Exclusive: Florida Physician to Pay $22.6M to Settle Medicare Fraud Claims
The agreement resolves a lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice alleging that Walter Janke, MD, and his wife...
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...