MFCU 2016 Annual Report: States Getting Better at Finding ...

State Medicaid Fraud Control Units are continuing a five-year trend of increasing convictions, civil settlements and exclusions for fraud and abuse. A report, released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ...

NHS Cyberattack Threatens Thousands in Healthcare Industry

The world is still shaking from the recent WannaCry ransomware attack. The largest cyberattack in England’s National Health Service (NHS) history, this virus may cost innocent people their lives as medical institutions...

Jimmy Kimmel Monologue Inspires National Nurses Week

Late night television host Jimmy Kimmel tearfully told the story of his newborn son’s recent birth and open-heart surgery due to a heart defect. In his monologue, Kimmel explained that it was an attentive nurse that fi...

Same Number, Different Fraud: Phishing Scam Spoofs the ...

Scam on red dice   Thousands Hit by OIG Phone Scam All over the country, people have been getting calls from the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), but they’re actually scam calls ...

New NTIS Guidelines Limit Access To the Death ...

Symbol of internet security with binary character hand and padlock   The Importance of the Death Master File Ghosting, or stealing the identity of a deceased individual is one of the oldest forms of identity theft. I...

Infographic: Breaking Down the Exclusion Numbers

Click Infographic To Enlarge Here are some interesting takeaways to note: Nurses are still the most excluded among healthcare professionals -- higher than any other group including personal care providers and home he...

HCCA’s 2017 Compliance Institute, a Smashing Success

With close to three thousand attendants, the HCCA Compliance Institute 2017 kicked off another successful summit and reached a wider audience than we’ve ever seen before. Those numbers also highlight how healthcare com...

Phantom of the Oscars: How Compliance Checking Could’...

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 ...

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...

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