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Avoid fines and penalties: Make sure your debt collect...

As deductibles and premiums increase, more patients struggle to pay healthcare bills, and, in turn, the patient collections process becomes more and more daunting....

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How EMV chip cards affect patient payments – Top 5 Thi...

Throughout 2017, there has been extraordinary focus on EMV card acceptance within hospital systems. Check your wallet. You may notice that some of your...

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Proactive Agency Management Mitigates Collection Risk...

With increasing patient responsibility, many healthcare organizations have increased their use of third party collection agencies. The regulatory environment has become increasingly complex, requiring...

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Search for Excluded Persons...

To avoid Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) liability, health care entities need to routinely check the LEIE to ensure that new hires and current employees...

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National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges...

Most Defendants Charged and Largest Alleged Loss Amount in Strike Force History 6/22/16 Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Department of Health and Human...

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DHHS’ OIG Mid-Year Work Plan...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released an updated Mid-Year Work Plan for fiscal year...

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HHS: Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program Begins...

As a part of its continued efforts to assess compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the HHS Office for Civil...

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Medlearn Matters Special Edition 1615 (SE1615): Zika V...

On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)1. According to the...

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JW Modifier: Drug Amount Discarded/Not Administered to...

Effective January 1, 2017, when processing claims for Part B drugs and biologicals, except those provided under Competitive Acquisition Program (CAP), the use of...

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