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Phantom of the Oscars: How Compliance Checking Could’ve Saved the Night

March 1, 2017

It’s an event that will go down in history: the Great Oscar Debacle of 2017. Nobody could possibly forget that fateful moment when Faye Dunaway attempted to regroup from a dazed and confused Warren Beatty reaction to b...

How Nurse Fraud & Their Exclusions are Taking a Serious Toll on the Healthcare System

February 27, 2017

Nurses Most Excluded Position Type Every Year When reviewing the numbers of LEIE exclusions, it is alarming to see the dramatic difference between nursing and other medical fields: Nurses are excluded from participatin...

Understanding OFAC Administered Sanctions Programs

January 16, 2017

The Role of OFAC The U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) is the department of the U.S. Treasury responsible for promoting U.S. foreign policy and national security agenda with regard to foreign powers, whether in...

Healthcare Hand-off: Obama’s Outgoing Health Cabinet vs. Trump’s New One

January 4, 2017

It’s no secret that Republicans want to replace Obamacare with another option. According to polls, 53% of Americans disapprove of ACA, and 45% have shown their approval. With the public as well as party lines divided o...

Health Compliance: A Guide for MAOs & Their FDRs

December 22, 2016

Hand Holding Magnifying Glass Seaching Missing Puzzle Pieces "COMPLIANCE" One of the ways that the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) ensures quality service and safety throughout their vast network of or...

Avoid Medicaid Recoupment: Verify Beneficiary Date of Death with the Death Master File

December 19, 2016

Crisis Concept. Money Flow in Black Hole extreme closeup The CMS requires State Medicaid agencies to use the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File to screen and verify all providers. It should be noted ...

The NPI Registry and Why It Matters

December 12, 2016

Technological Numbers What is an NPI Number? National Provider Identifiers (NPIs) were created to ensure for accuracy and efficiency in the health care system when it comes to transmitting information that references h...

Highlights of the 2017 OIG Work Plan

November 23, 2016

  The OIG recently released their 2017 OIG Work Plan. It’s a great way to be informed of what new and ongoing reviews and activities the OIG considers a top priority for this coming year's agenda. Here are some ex...

NJ Provider Agrees to 20 Year OIG Exclusion On-Top of 5.25 Million Dollar Settlement

November 22, 2016

Auction Or Trial Concept With Auctioneers Or Judges Gavel And Scattered Money Heap On Wooden Table, Close Up, This week there was a stunning announcement made by the OIG regarding a New Jersey OB/GYN doctor that a...

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