Compliance

The ROI of HIPAA Compliance

Marty Puranik describes the financial benefits of compliance.

Marty Puranik February 5, 2019

Anti-Fraud Overhaul ‘Sprint’ Coming

Jan. 30—In 2019, the Trump administration plans to implement regulatory overhauls of several administrative barriers to the proliferation of value-based payment, according to a senior administration official.

Rich Daly January 31, 2019

Readmissions Penalty Program May Be Having Little Effect

Jan. 9—Medicare’s $500 million readmissions penalty program may have cut readmissions by only half as much as the half-million that previously was estimated—or not cut them at all, according to new research.

Rich Daly January 10, 2019

RAC Recoveries Increase, as Problems Persist

Oct. 12—An update of Medicare’s overpayments recoupment program isn’t giving providers much hope for change in a system they say unfairly takes and holds their money for long periods, if not for good.

Cheryl V. Jackson October 12, 2018

$1.1 Billion in Provider Regulatory Relief Proposed

Sept. 17—A large portion of the $1.1 billion in ongoing annual regulatory relief proposed this week for providers would come from lower costs for hospital outpatient departments.

Rich Daly September 18, 2018

Hospitals Identify Needed Stark Reforms

Aug. 24—Hospitals and their advocates urged specific regulatory changes to the enforcement of federal anti-referral laws, even as some industry stakeholders raised concerns about potential changes.

Rich Daly August 27, 2018

Congress Most Likely Pass Regulatory Reduction Bill, Says Leader

May 8—Although many healthcare issues are calling for congressional action this year, the run-up to the mid-term elections likely will limit legislative advancements to a regulatory relief package, according to a congressional health leader.

HFMA May 8, 2018

April 9-13 Policy Watch: CMS Tells Providers to Prepare for New Medicare Cards

April 6—Providers will start to see new identification cards presented this month by Medicare enrollees, and that may require action steps.

Rich Daly April 5, 2018

Negotiating Tough Physician Deals: Preparing for Success and Regulatory Compliance

Stuart J. Schaff and Karin Chernoff Kaplan examine how to improve the negotiating position of hospitals and health systems entering into contracts with physicians, while ensuring compliance.

Stuart J. Schaff December 4, 2017

Survey Underscores Growing Importance of Compliance and Ethics Training

In general, compliance professionals are not satisfied with the level of training provided to their boards. A lack of effective training could open organizations up to lawsuits and litigation.

J. Stuart Showalter November 15, 2017
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