HIPAA

HHS Task Force Announcement and $3.9 HIPAA Settlement Focus Attention on IT Security

A$3.9 million settlement arising from a potential HIPAA breach and an announcement regarding a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Task Force emphasize the risks to the privacy and security … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

DOJ Report Reveals Fraud and Abuse Recoveries Declined in Fiscal Year 2015

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released their annual report regarding the achievements of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control (HCFAC) Program for … [Read more...]

NEWS

News at a Glance – March 2016

HHS Achieves Milestone Ahead of Schedule. In January 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) set a goal of tying roughly 30 percent of Medicare payments to alternative payment models … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Second Doctor Indicted in Biodiagnostic Kickback Case

By Ron Shinkman, Editor, Laboratory Industry Report Another physician has been indicted in the long-running Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services case. Bernard Greenspan, M.D., a family physician in … [Read more...]

HIPAA

Recent $3.9 Million Settlement and Task Force Announcement Focus Attention on Health Care Information Security

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence A $3.9 million settlement arising from a potential HIPAA breach and an announcement regarding a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Federal Fraud and Abuse Recoveries Down from Prior Fiscal Year

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence Despite robust enforcement efforts and large scale investigations and takedowns, the overall recovery received in government coffers last … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

Kickback Case Settles for Record-breaking $646 Million

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence It has been billed as the largest total amount in U.S. history paid for alleged violations of the Anti-kickback Statute by a  medical … [Read more...]


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