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NAACOS, others ask CMS not to finalize proposed quality changes

September 23, 2020

The groups cite the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in their call to nix a proposed effecting how ACOs report and are measured on quality.

Feds settle five HIPAA right of access cases

September 18, 2020

The cases were brought as part of the HHS OCR Right of Access Initiative.

The Interoperability and Patient Access Rule is Here

September 18, 2020

Here’s what you need to prepare for

How to avoid getting pulled into healthcare fraud

September 16, 2020

Many fraudulent schemes appear as legitimate business opportunities

How practices can negotiate with a competing hospital

September 07, 2020

Not all hospitals and physicians are locked in mortal combat from which only one will emerge. In many instances, it can be beneficial for independent physician groups and hospitals to work together.

Managing new practice risks in the COVID-19 world

September 01, 2020

Medical practices across the country are reopening. But are they doing it safely?

CMS quietly resumes practice audits

September 01, 2020

If your organization is selected for an audit, remember that you have options.

CMS delays changes to Stark Law, anti-kickback regulation

August 27, 2020

The rule change will not take place until August 2021.

Supreme Court sets hearing date on ACA case

August 20, 2020

As expected, the case will be heard after the general election.

The evolving liability landscape and obstetrical care 

August 18, 2020

Hospital risk leaders are increasingly walking a liability and malpractice claim tightrope.