PAMA

PAMA Update: OIG Status Report on Implementing New Medicare Fee Schedule for Part B Lab Tests

Transition to the new Medicare Part B payment system for lab tests under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) is in full swing and about to heat up. With D-day set for Jan. 1, 2018, … [Read more...]

EMPLOYMENT

Social Media and Hiring: Can You Use Facebook to Screen Job Applicants?

The consensus seems to be that the popular employer practice of demanding Facebook passwords from job applicants and screening their pages is both morally "wrong" and "illegal." … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Physician Kickbacks the Focus of OIG “Eye on Oversight” Video

The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s (OIG’s) concern about kickbacks to referral sources is nothing new. But the OIG is keeping the heat on the issue with a new video … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

OIG Video Spotlights Physician Kickbacks

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General's (OIG's) concern about kickbacks to referral sources is nothing new. But the … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

DOJ Continues Focus on Individual Accountability with FCPA Self-Disclosure Pilot

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence If the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) sounds like it shouldn't be of concern to laboratories and the diagnostics industry, think again. … [Read more...]


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