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Pennsylvania Man Excluded from All Federal Healthcare Programs for 22 Years 

Healthcare Compliance Blog

His exclusion means that no federal healthcare program payment may be made, either directly or indirectly, for any items or services furnished by him or at his direction or prescription. HHS-OIG will continue to work with the US Attorney’s Office to ensure the integrity of the Medicare Trust Fund.”.

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NATIONAL 79 percent have positive outlook for senior living and care: NIC 12 key legal issues impacting health systems AHA: 94% of hospitals financially impacted by Change Healthcare’s cyberattack A conversation about the HHS plan on AI in health care A new kind of hospital is coming to rural America.

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NATIONAL 3 things to expect from the pharmaceutical supply chain in 2024 Absence of AI hospital rules worries nurses American Academy of Dermatology votes to keep its diversity policies after anti-DEI proposal Are digital health partnerships replacing M&A? From -6.8%

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Improving Patient Care With a “Prevent, Detect, Report” Strategy  

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Enforcement agencies are prioritizing efforts to deter FWA as more individuals enroll in government healthcare programs like Medicare and Medicaid, and telehealth services continue to evolve post-pandemic. For example, they can describe how to read a billing statement and identify services or supplies that were not provided.

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Compliance Risks Associated with Outlier Payments 

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Most federal healthcare payors such as Medicare and Medicaid reimburse most providers on a prospective basis. Compliance officers can help protect revenue and reduce the risk of penalties by collaborating with the Finance and Reimbursement departments to navigate the dynamics of outlier payments and prospective repayment.

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Report: Amazon Pauses 50-State Virtual Care Service Expansion UnitedHealth acquires Amedisys for $3.3B after home health provider reneges on Option deal Will the doctor see you now? Maybe not amid the changing healthcare landscape in the US. Here’s why.