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SAC Health Theft Incident and Multiple Ransomware Attacks Reported

HIPAA Journal

The break-in was discovered on March 4, 2022, with the subsequent investigation confirming on April 22, 2022, that six boxes of paper documents had been stolen from the facility, which included files relating to patients served by SAC Health in 1997 and between 2006 and 2020.

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Is a Federal Medical License Constitutional?

Bill of Health

Although three in four doctors support scrapping state medical boards in favor of a single federal license, such sweeping reform is likely far off. Lindsey Goehring refrains from arguing all licenses fall within the purview of the federal domain, but maintains that telemedicine would qualify as interstate commerce. By Timothy Bonis.

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20 Years for Ohio Cardiologist Sentenced in $29 Million Overbilling Scheme

The Health Law Firm

Rendon, said of a Westlake, Ohio cardiologist sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday, December 18, 2015, "This defendant used his medical license as a license to steal." From 2006 to 2012, Dr.

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Iowa Supreme Court Dismisses Claim Alleging Reporting Physician Misconduct is Defamatory

Jackson Lewis

In a decision earlier this year, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that a hospital did not defame a surgeon when it reported suspected physician misconduct to the state licensing board or to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The decision, A ndrew v. Hamilton Cnty. Iowa Admin.

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Understanding the 2025 Medicare Part D Re-design: What You Need to Know

Innovaare Compliance

These changes mark a pivotal shift from its original structure in 2006. 6] A compound drug not approved by the FDA under a New Drug Application or Biological License Application does not meet the definition of an applicable drug and will not be eligible for Part D. Rebates from the selected drugs may change. Non-applicable drugs (i.e.,

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Featured Health IT Job: Procurement Coordinator

Healthcare IT Today

Founded in 2006 by healthcare leaders, NYeC works to help New York State achieve the Triple Aim of improving the patient experience of care, delivering better health outcomes, and reducing costs. Run reports in the contract management program and work with program teams to determine next steps for existing licenses, contracts, etc.

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An Overview of the New York OMIG Exclusion List

Provider Trust

In 2006, New York’s Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) was established as an independent office within New York State’s Department of Health to combat fraud and abuse in New York State’s Medicaid program. The same goes for connecting a license and a DOB. NY OMIG List of Restricted and Excluded Providers FAQ.