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2014: Issue 15 - Focus on White Collar

  • Worthless Services / Substandard Quality of Care Criminal Prosecutions May Be on the Rise

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2014: Issue 14

  • Privilege Upheld for Internal Investigation Preceding False Claims Act Litigation
  • OIG Special Fraud Alert Questions Laboratory Payments to Physicians
  • Jury Verdict Against Millennium Provides Insight on Definition of Remuneration

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2014: Issue 12

  • Medicare Proposes Prior Authorization Process for Certain DMEPOS Items

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2014: Issue 11 - Fraud and Abuse Special Alert

  • Comments Due for New Expedited Review Process for CMS's Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (SRDP)
  • OIG Supplemental Special Advisory Bulletin Raises New Concerns About Independent Charity Patient Assistance Programs

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2014: Issue 10

  • OIG Proposes Updates to Exclusion and CMP Authority
  • Maryland Waiver Hospitals Subject to New Reporting Requirements for Present on Admission Indicators

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2014: Issue 9 - Focus on Antitrust

  • United States Supreme Court to Revisit State Action Doctrine
  • FTC Defeats Another Hospital Merger
  • FTC's Success in St. Luke's Challenge Shows Litigation Risks to Merging Hospitals and Physicians

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2014: Issue 8

  • OIG Revisits Clinical Laboratory Electronic Data Transmission Fees
  • Premium Credits Offered to Medigap Policyholders Okayed by OIG
  • Fee Policies for Missed Appointments

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2014: Issue 7

  • Medicare OPPS Lab "Packaging" Policy Raises Bundle of Issues

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2014: Issue 6 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

  • Security Rule Compliance: The Importance of Performing Regular Risk Analyses
  • OCR Clarifies Permitted Disclosures, Including Mental Health Care
  • Self-pay Confidentiality Rights: How Far Do Those Rights Go?
  • HIPAA Security Risk Analyses
  • First HIPAA Settlement with County Government
  • HIPAA Complaint Seeks Class Action Status

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2014: Issue 5

  • Program Integrity Priorities Revealed in FY 2015 HHS Budget
  • When It Comes to Medicare Payment, Physicians Have Choices

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2014: Issue 4 - Focus on White Collar

  • "Cursory Services" May Be "Worthless Services" Under False Claims Act
  • Recent Settlements Underline the Antikickback Statute's Central Role in Health Care Enforcement
  • OIG Approves Medigap Policy Contracts with Preferred Hospital Networks

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2014: Issue 3

  • OIG's 2014 Work Plan: A Roadmap to Key OIG Fraud and Abuse Priorities

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